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Embezzled heaven

Author: Franz Werfel; William Rose
Publisher: New York : The Viking Press, 1940.
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This books tells the story of an Austrian cook, Teta, who attempts to buy herself into heaven in a round-about way by paying for her nephew's clerical education. Teta assumes that when her nephew becomes a priest, his grateful prayers will prove her salvation. Neither her plans, nor her nephew, turn out as she'd expected.
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Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945.
Embezzled heaven.
New York, The Viking Press, 1940
(OCoLC)574377417
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Werfel; William Rose
OCLC Number: 710101
Language Note: English translation of: Der veruntreute Himmel.
Description: 427 p. ; 21 cm.
Other Titles: Veruntreute Himmel.
Responsibility: Franz Werfel; translated by Moray Firth.

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This books tells the story of an Austrian cook, Teta, who attempts to buy herself into heaven in a round-about way by paying for her nephew's clerical education. Teta assumes that when her nephew becomes a priest, his grateful prayers will prove her salvation. Neither her plans, nor her nephew, turn out as she'd expected.

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