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The Son of a Certain Woman by Wayne Johnston


The protagonist of Johnston's novel, young Percy Joyce, is an outsider. A congenital disfigurement has made him the target of bullying, and he's an unbaptized boy being raised by a single mother in a fiercely Catholic society. Fortunately Percy has a sharp wit and intelligence. But will he be able to overcome his unfortunate lot? 

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