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Book Review of The Lilies of the Field.

The Lilies of the Field.
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This play is based upon a short novella (barely over 100 pages) by William E. Barrett. The book evidently caused quite a stir in the literary field as it was subsequently made into a movie starring Sidney Poitier. An Army veteran decides to roam the Southwest, doing a bit of work as he wanders. Enroute to nowhere is particular, he teams up with a group of German nuns to build a chapel in the wilderness. A poignant character study, this will keep you entertained while traveling or sitting in a waiting room.

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