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In the Beauty of the Lilies - Updike, John
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One hot afternoon in 1910, the Reverend Clarence Wilmot, standing in the rectory of the Fourth Presbyterian Church, experiences the last vestiges of his faith departing. True to this revelation, Clarence abandons the pulpit and becomes an encyclopedia salesman. What follows is the saga of the Wilmot family, one wandering tapestry thread within the American century. This is the story of Clarence's postman son, of his granddaughter, Esther, whose prayers are always answered and who becomes a twentieth century goddess, and of ...

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In the Beauty of the Lilies 2006, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141188577

Mass-market paperback

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1997, Random House Trade, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780449911211

Trade paperback

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1997, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140255898

Mass-market paperback

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1997, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9781417714193

Turtleback School & Library edition

Hardcover

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1996, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679446408

Hardcover

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1996, Hamish Hamilton Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241136539

Hardcover

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1996, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780783817217

Large type / large print

Hardcover

In the Beauty of the Lilies 1996, Crest Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780449225516

Mass-market paperback