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Published by Loyola Press in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Monastic and religious life of women -- Fiction.,
  • Catholic women -- Fiction.,
  • Nuns -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes introduction and study questions.

StatementRumer Godden introduction by Phyllis Tickle.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6013.O2 I65 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 653 p. ;
Number of Pages653
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3298453M
ISBN 100829421289
LC Control Number2004025161
OCLC/WorldCa56920770

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