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Book Information: Love in the Ruins

Love in the Ruins (1971) [Novel]
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Summary :

Dr. Tom More has created a miraculous instrument -- the Ontological Lapsometer, a kind of stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he plans to cure mankind's spiritual flu. Though scorned by the experts, Tom embarks on an outrageous odyssey to prove himself. Attempting to save the world from destruction, Tom ultimately begins to understand what he can never really know -- the quality and caprices of life and the uncontrollable vagaries of time and chance.

Original title: Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionReligiousChristianity

Edition #1: Love in the Ruins

Love in the Ruins (1971)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Blurbs:
  • "A great adventure...so outrageous and so real, one is left speechless." Chicago Sun-Times
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Manifested in:

Love in the Ruins (September 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 0312243111
Dimensions: 5.51 x 8.3 x 1.12
Pages: 416

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