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Glittering images

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance fiction,
  • Love stories

  • About the Edition

    Charged by Canterbury with the spiritual monitoring of a wayward bishop, Dr. Charles Ashworth, a young, driven Anglican minister, encounters a genteel world whose deeply embedded apostasy forces him to confront his own inner demons.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Howatch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6058.O912 G5 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p. ;
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24938239M
    ISBN 100449214362
    ISBN 109780449214367
    OCLC/WorldCa18524069


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