Another in that appealing line of grace-under-pressure heroines. Gershten's first is also the first to win Barbara...

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KISSING THE VIRGIN'S MOUTH

Another in that appealing line of grace-under-pressure heroines. Gershten's first is also the first to win Barbara Kingsolver's Bellworth Prize, awarded ""for a work of socially or politically engaged fiction."" Stronger even than that, however, is the emotional engagement here.

Pub Date: March 2, 2001

ISBN: 0060933585

Page Count: 224

Publisher: HarperCollins

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 15, 2001