The Holy Man
  • Author : Susan Trott
  • Release Date : 01 January 1998
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Genre : Hermits
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 13 : 0140195653
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Book Description: They came from far and wide to see the Holy Man, to find new direction in their lives. They walked away, forever changed by simple words of wisdom so powerful, yet so universal, that their stories are an inspiration to us all. This acclaimed national bestseller is a warm and witty parable of the human search for happiness.

The Holy Man

The Holy Man

Author : Susan Trott
Publisher : Penguin Books
Genre : Hermits
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They came from far and wide to see the Holy Man, to find new direction in their lives. They walked away, forever changed by simple words of wisdom so powerful, yet so universal, that their stories are an inspiration to us all. This acclaimed national bestseller is a warm and ...

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Publisher : Calkins Creek
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Publisher : National Geographic Books
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : History
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Publisher : Broadway Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.)
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Publisher : A&C Black
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Publisher : Penguin
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