The Long Road Home

  • by Danielle Steel
  • Narrated by Anthony Fusco
  • 10 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Gabriella Harrison believes, as she is told, that she is to blame for her mother's rage - and her father's failure to protect her. Her world is a confusing blend of terror, betrayal, and pain. Her parents' aristocratic world is no safeguard against the abuse that knows no boundaries, and respects no person and no economic lines. Gabriella knows that, try as she might, there is no safe place for her to hide.Even as a child, her only escape is through the stories she writes. Only writing can dull the pain of her lonely world. And when her parents' marriage collapses, Gabriella is given her first reprieve, as her father disappears, and then her mother abandons her to a convent. There, Gabriella's battered body and soul begin to mend. Amid the quiet safety and hushed rituals of the nuns, Gabriella grows into womanhood in a safe, peaceful world. Then a young priest comes into her life.Father Joe Connors never questioned his vocation until Gabriella entered the confessional and shared her soul. Confession leads to friendship. And friendship grows dangerously into love...

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What a sad story

This is by far one of the most despair-filled stories I've ever read, at times extreme - at the same time, it kept my interest throughout, and I would recommend it.
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- Jan K

AWESOME!

This was a great book. I couldn't turn it off.
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- Christopher

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-25-2000
  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio