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Strait is the gate

Author: André Gide; Dorothy Bussy
Publisher: New York, Vintage Books, [1952] ©1952
Series: Vintage books, V-27; Vintage book.
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At the young ages of eleven and ten, cousins Jerome and Alissa make a commitment of undying affection for each other. As an adult, Alissa rejects Jerome's love due to her strong religious beliefs and her mother's infidelities. Jerome remains devoted to Alissa, and fails to recognize that it is Alissa's sister, Juliette, who truly loves him.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Gide; Dorothy Bussy
OCLC Number: 1621141
Notes: "Originally published in French as La porte étroite."--T.p. verso.
Description: 148 pages ; 19 cm
Series Title: Vintage books, V-27; Vintage book.
Other Titles: Porte étroite.
Responsibility: André Gide ; translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy.

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At the young ages of eleven and ten, cousins Jerome and Alissa make a commitment of undying affection for each other. As an adult, Alissa rejects Jerome's love due to her strong religious beliefs and her mother's infidelities. Jerome remains devoted to Alissa, and fails to recognize that it is Alissa's sister, Juliette, who truly loves him.

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