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The power and the glory

Author: Graham Greene; John Updike
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Set in Mexico, this novel 'describes the desperate last wanderings of a whisky priest as outlaw in his own state, who, despite a sense of his own worthlessness (he drinks, and has fathered a bastard daughter), is determined to continue to function as priest until captured ... Like many of Greene's works, it combines a conspicuous Christian theme and symbolism with the elements of a thriller.'"
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Christian fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Power and the glory.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1990
(OCoLC)645764338
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Greene; John Updike
ISBN: 0670835366 9780670835362
OCLC Number: 21442844
Notes: "Special fiftieth anniversary edition"--Jacket.
Facsimile of two pages from the original manuscript as endpapers.
Description: xviii, 295, [3] pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Graham Greene ; introduction by John Updike.

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"Set in Mexico, this novel 'describes the desperate last wanderings of a whisky priest as outlaw in his own state, who, despite a sense of his own worthlessness (he drinks, and has fathered a bastard daughter), is determined to continue to function as priest until captured ... Like many of Greene's works, it combines a conspicuous Christian theme and symbolism with the elements of a thriller.'"

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