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The Archbishop Comes for Gabriel Lee Patton

The Archbishop Comes for Gabriel

Lee Patton

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ISBN : 9781611523041
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25 pages
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Founder and editor of a literary magazine, gay Denverite Gabe Mangan confronts raw power when he protests the homophobic exclusion of his lesbian friends’ child from a Catholic preschool. While babysitting the boy in his office, Gabe enters into aMoreFounder and editor of a literary magazine, gay Denverite Gabe Mangan confronts raw power when he protests the homophobic exclusion of his lesbian friends’ child from a Catholic preschool. While babysitting the boy in his office, Gabe enters into a series of emails with the “Archbishop of the entire Rocky Mountains.”In a parallel development, a young soldier submits a series of poems by a Bosnian war victim of ethnic cleansing. Unprepared for the Archbishop’s passion and ruthlessness in justifying the boy’s expulsion, Gabe must face an inevitable “cleansing” that damages his closest friends.