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Stealing Fatima a novel by Frank Gaspar

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Published by Counterpoint, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley .
Written in English

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Father Manny"s nightly ritual of gin, pills and prayer is interrupted by the sudden appearance of an long-lost childhood friend who describes his recurring visits from the Virgin Mary, in this story of the divine influence in modern times.

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StatementFrank X. Gaspar
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A8448 S74 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination391 p. ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434241M
ISBN 101582435162
ISBN 109781582435169
LC Control Number2009029152

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