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Oscar & Lucinda

Author: Peter Carey
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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A rebellious Anglican priest and a teenaged heiress who buys a glass factory in Australia pursue an unlikely romance.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Carey
ISBN: 0679777504 9780679777502 9780060159085 0060159081
OCLC Number: 36510909
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1988.
Description: 433 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The Church --
2. The Advent Wreath --
3. Christmas Pudding --
4. After Pudding --
5. A Prayer --
6. The Anglican Church --
7. Stethoscope --
8. Pagan Signs --
9. Throwing Lots --
10. False Instruction --
11. Apostasy --
12. To Serve and to Rule --
13. Raisins --
14. Trials --
15. The Vicarage Kitchen --
16. Job and Judas --
17. Scuffed Boots --
18. The Thirty-nine Articles --
19. Christian Stories --
20. Palm Sunday in New South Wales --
21. Lucinda --
22. Elizabeth --
23. A Square Peg --
24. Mr Ahearn's Letter to the Parramatta Argus --
25. Mrs Cousins --
26. Bloomers --
27. The Odd Bod --
28. Store Up Treasures for a Future Day --
29. Epsom Downs --
30. Covetousness --
31. Ascension Day --
32. Prince Rupert's Drops --
33. Glassworks --
34. After Whitsunday --
35. A Betting Ticket --
36. Une Petite Amie --
37. A Game of Cards --
38. A Duck to Water --
39. Personal Effects --
40. Not in Love --
41. If He Ask a Fish, Will He Give Him a Serpent? --
42. Called --
43. Leviathan --
44. A Bishop's Son-in-Law --
45. Hymns --
46. In a Trice --
47. Babylon --
48. Who Can Open the Doors of His Face? --
49. The System --
50. Pachinko --
51. Mr Borrodaile and Mr Smith --
52. Montaigne --
53. Phosphorescence(1) --
54. Phosphorescence(2) --
55. Jealousy --
56. Lure --
57. Confession --
58. Reputation --
59. Thou Rulest the Raging of the Sea --
60. Cape Town to Pinchgut --
61. A Business Principle --
62. Home --
63. Longnose Point --
64. The Multitude of Thy Sorceries --
65. Bishop Dancer's Ferret --
66. St John's --
67. The Messiah --
68. Serious Damage --
69. The Tablecloth --
70. The Good Samaritan --
71. The Strattons' Wager --
72. Mrs Smith --
73. Judge Not --
74. A Degree from Oxford --
75. Heads or Tails --
76. Mr Smudge --
77. Happiness --
78. Ceremony --
79. Pot and Kettle --
80. The Private Softness of Her Skin --
81. Pomenade --
82. Oscar in Love --
83. Orphans --
84. The Weeks before Christmas --
85. A Prayer --
86. Christmas Day --
87. Gratitude --
88. A Lecture Based upon a Parable --
89. Of the Devil --
90. A Reconciliation --
91. A Man of Authority --
92. The Lord is My Shepard --
93. Doggerel --
94. Mr Smith --
95. Arrival of Wardley-Fish(1) --
96. Arrival of Wardley-Fish(2) --
97. Laudanum --
98. An Explorer --
99. An Old Blackfellow --
100. Glass Cuts --
101. Oscar at Bellingen Heads --
102. A Christian Man --
103. Did I Not Murder? --
104. Mary Magdalene --
105. Miriam --
106. The Aisle of a Cathedral --
107. Arrival of Anglican Church at Boat Harbour --
108. Oscar and Miriam --
109. A Cheque amidst Her Petticoat --
110. Songs about Thistles --
111. A Song for Oscar.
Other Titles: Oscar and Lucinda
Responsibility: Peter Carey.
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A rebellious Anglican priest and a teenaged heiress who buys a glass factory in Australia pursue an unlikely romance.

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