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Power and glory

Walter Davenport

Power and glory

the life of Boies Penrose.

by Walter Davenport

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Published by Scholarly Press in St. Clair Shores, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penrose, Boies, 1860-1921.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew York, Putnam, 1931.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE664.P41 D3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4767777M
    ISBN 100403005701
    LC Control Number78131683
    OCLC/WorldCa109749

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They send a secret agent to assassinate the priest/10(48). The Power and the Glory would have been plenty tense if it had merely dramatized the struggle of a hunted priest trying to minister to persecuted people, but Greene doesn't stop there.

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