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Only begotten daughter : a novel
James Morrow
Adult Fiction MORROW

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From Publishers' Weekly:

Julie Katz, the daughter of God, is born to a celibate Jewish recluse in Atlantic City, N.J.; meanwhile, the Reverend Billy Milk is preparing for the Second Coming by establishing the criteria described in Revelations. ``Morrow has penned a lively, ironic, often raunchy gospel,'' said PW. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

From Library Journal:

An accident--or a miracle--in a New Jersey sperm bank results in the ``virgin birth'' of Julie Katz, a young woman with the power to perform miracles and a healthy fear of ending up like her older brother, crucified long ago for claiming to be the ``Son of God.'' Modern theology falls prey to Morrow's ( This Is the Way the World Ends ) satirical arsenal in this irreverently humorous, fundamentally serious novel reminiscent of the works of Philip K. Dick. Recommended. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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main characters Murray Jacob Katz
Male
Jewish
Celibate.
Lighthouse keeper

Julie Katz
Female
Miracle worker; product of a virgin birth; new Messiah.



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