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S. : a novel

Author: John Updike
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a moment of sudden inspiration, Sarah Worth - S. - has walked out on her husband to join the Ashram Arhat. Famous for his transcendant wisdom and divine immobility, the Arhat has transferred his ashram from India to Arizona, where he and his enthusiastic entourage are attempting to make the desert fruitful.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Updike
ISBN: 9780141189017 0141189010
OCLC Number: 70173184
Notes: Originally published: New York: Knopf; London: Deutsch, 1988.
Description: 279 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Updike.

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