Love in the Ruins

Love in the Ruins : The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time near the End of the World

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Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu. This novel confronts both the value of life and its susceptibility to chance and ruin.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 25mm | 431g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Picador USA PB
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0312243111
  • 9780312243111
  • 371,179

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"A great adventure...So outrageous and so real, one is left speechless." --Chicago Sun Times

"Immensely readable, vividly entertaining." --Los Angeles Times

"Brilliant and hilarious . . . some of the most fascinating characters you'll ever encounter." --Dallas Morning News

"One of the major novels of our time." --Milwaukee Journal
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About Walker Percy

Walker Percy is the author of over ten books, many of which were bestsellers, and he is regarded as one of the greatest American novelists of our time.
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2,980 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 30% (882)
4 39% (1,160)
3 23% (690)
2 6% (189)
1 2% (59)
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