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The messiah of Morris Avenue

a novel

by Tony Hendra

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalists -- Fiction,
  • Spiritual life -- Fiction,
  • Preaching -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTony Hendra.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.E528 M47 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3422956M
    ISBN 100805079645
    ISBN 109780805079647
    LC Control Number2005044736
    OCLC/WorldCa61881181


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