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Testing the faith

the new Catholic fiction in America

by Anita Gandolfo

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- In literature.,
    • American fiction -- Catholic authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Catholics -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
    • Christianity and literature -- United States.,
    • Fiction -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
    • Catholic fiction -- History and criticism.,
    • Catholics in literature.,
    • Theology in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-218) and index.

      StatementAnita Gandolfo.
      SeriesContributions in American studies,, no. 100
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.C3 G36 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1545642M
      ISBN 100313278431
      LC Control Number91024836


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