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Heaven's my destination

Author: Thornton Wilder
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Bros., 1935.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Meet George Marvin Brush -- Don Quixote come to Main Street in the Great Depression, and one of Thornton Wilder's most memorable characters. George Brush, a traveling textbook salesman, is a fervent religious convert who is determined to lead a good life. With sad and sometimes hilarious consequences, his travels take him through smoking cars, bawdy houses, banks, and campgrounds from Texas to Illinois -- and into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Fiction
Humorous fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.
Heaven's my destination.
New York ; London : Harper & Bros., 1935
(OCoLC)575365869
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thornton Wilder
OCLC Number: 177727
Description: vi, 304 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Thornton Wilder.

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Meet George Marvin Brush -- Don Quixote come to Main Street in the Great Depression, and one of Thornton Wilder's most memorable characters. George Brush, a traveling textbook salesman, is a fervent religious convert who is determined to lead a good life. With sad and sometimes hilarious consequences, his travels take him through smoking cars, bawdy houses, banks, and campgrounds from Texas to Illinois -- and into the soul of America itself.

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