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In the Beauty of the Lilies
In the Beauty of the Lilies
Author: John Updike
Faith ultimately bursts into flame as Updike's major new novel, charting the lives of one family through four generations, shows readers an America whose dream of perfection is translated into an obsession with God and the Moving Picture. Paterson, New Jersey, 1910: When a Presbyterian minister suddenly loses his faith and leaves the pulpit to b...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780679446408
ISBN-10: 0679446400
Publication Date: 1/16/1996
Pages: 512
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.

3.1 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Knopf
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Although I found this book very hard to begin, I was by the end so enthralled that I completed the novel in no time flat. A really great portrait of generations of American life.
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