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A severe mercy

Author: Sheldon Vanauken
Publisher: San Francisco : Harper & Row, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Davy's ed., 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This acclaimed story traces the idyllic marriage of Sheldon and Jean Vanauken, their search for faith, their friendship with C.S. Lewis, and the tragedy of untimely death and love lost. It includes eighteen letters by C.S. Lewis"--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Named Person: Sheldon Vanauken; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; Sheldon Vanauken
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Vanauken
ISBN: 0060688211 9780060688219 0060688203 9780060688202
OCLC Number: 3517146
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 240 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Prologue: Glenmerle revisited --
2. The shining barrier (the pagan love) --
3. The shadow of a tree --
4. Encounter with light --
5. Thou art the King of Glory --
6. The Barrier Breached --
7. The deathly snows --
8. The way of grief --
9. The severe mercy --
10. Epilogue: the second death.
Responsibility: Sheldon Vanauken.

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"This acclaimed story traces the idyllic marriage of Sheldon and Jean Vanauken, their search for faith, their friendship with C.S. Lewis, and the tragedy of untimely death and love lost. It includes eighteen letters by C.S. Lewis"--Back cover.

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