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Faithful are the wounds

Author: May Sarton
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the academic world of Harvard and Cambridge, this acclaimed novel dramatizes the plight of the embattled American liberal in the 1950s. Its central character is Edward Cavan, a brilliant English professor, who commits suicide. His death sets off a shock wave among Cavan's friends--and changes things for some of them forever.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: May Sarton
ISBN: 0393317153 9780393317152
OCLC Number: 39161537
Notes: Originally published: 1985.
Description: 281 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: May Sarton.

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