The Natural Order of Things, Kevin P. Keating’s first full length novel, chronicles 15 lives in a decaying, suburban, Midwestern town. It’s former glory is only apparent in one place—the all boys Jesuit school. As thing crumble around it, the Jesuit press forward and continue their growth without a hitch.
Step into the dark underbelly that all towns, supposedly, have as you follow teachers, students, parents, and priests through the streets, beds, and jails you never imagine them in.
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