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Morte D'Urban


Winner of The 1963 National Book Award for Fiction. The hero of J.F. Powers's comic masterpiece is Father Urban, a man of the cloth who is also a man of the world. Charming, with an expansive vision of the spiritual life and a high tolerance for moral ambiguity, Urban enjoys a national reputation as a speaker on the religious circuit and has big plans for the future. But then the provincial head of his dowdy religious order banishes him to a retreat house in the Minnesota hinterlands. Father Urban soon bounces back, ...

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Morte D'Urban
2000, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780940322233

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Morte D'Urban
1985, The Hogarth Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780701205867


Morte D'Urban
1979, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394741352

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