Fall On Your Knees



Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book * Winner of the Dartmouth Book Award * Winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award * Winner of the CBA Libris People's Choice Award * Winner of the CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year
The stunning debut novel that established Ann-Marie MacDonald as one of Canada’s foremost literary talents, Fall on Your Knees is a story of inescapable family bonds, of terrible secrets, and of mir­acles.
Moving from haunted Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, through the battlefields of World War I, to the emerging jazz scene of New York City, Fall on Your Knees follows the curves of history in the first half of the twentieth century through the eyes of the four unforgettable Piper sisters.
A national phenomenon when it first appeared, Fall on Your Knees has been translated into nineteen languages and is now widely regarded as a modern classic.