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J. Courtney Sullivan’s ‘Saints for All Occasions’ Explores Family Secrets

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Read on for a review of J. Courtney Sullivan’s Saints for All Occasions, by Jane Green, author of The Sunshine Sisters. Nora and Theresa Flynn are 21 and 17 when they leave their small village in Ireland and journey to America. Nora is the responsible sister; she’s shy and serious and engaged to a man she isn’t sure that she loves. Theresa is gregarious; she is thrilled by their new life in Boston and besotted with the fashionable dresses and dance halls on Dudley Street. But when Theresa ends up pregnant, Nora is forced to come up with a plan—a decision with repercussions they are both far too young to understand. Fifty years later, Nora is the matriarch of a…

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