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Despite his miraculous conception, Julian Phalan Parr, known to friends and family alike as "Precious Jewel," was born a sickly child who suffered heartache because of his illness: his father abandoned him and his mother turned to alcohol for comfort. He suffers from inexplicable attacks on his nervous system and has become cold and withdrawn.
As he makes his way in the wo...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published October 4th 2002 by Dorrance Pub Co
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