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A Month of Sundays
A Month of Sundays
Author: John Updike
In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace. At a desert retreat dedicated to rest, recreation, and spiritual renewal, this fortyish serial fornicator is required to keep a journal whose thirty-one wee...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449207956
ISBN-10: 0449207951
Publication Date: 5/12/1985
Pages: 272
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Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
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In this brilliant novel, John Updike has created one of his most memorable characters: the Reverend Tom Marshfield -- literate, charming, sexual -- whose outrageous behavior with the ladies of his flock scandalizes his parish.

"A tour de force ... Readable, clever." -- Chicago Tribune Book World


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