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Apostles of Light (Banner Books)

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Publisher Comments:

The elderly couple in this fine novel, a retired schoolteacher and the doctor with whom she has had a lifelong, tender love affair, find that, almost by accident, they have forfeited control of their own lives. Trapped in a nursing home, they are the victims of the biblical "apostles of light", the deceitful do-gooders who profess righteousness. In subtle, elegant prose Ellen Douglas recounts a gripping story of their brave attempt to free themselves from a dreadful plight. They must confront both their corrupt and evil custodians and their well-meaning younger relatives who are tempted by greed, ambition, cowardice, and indifference.

Synopsis:

A spellbinding novel named as a finalist for the National Book Award in 1973

Product Details

ISBN:
9780878057382
Introduction:
Spencer, Elizabeth
Author:
Spencer, Elizabeth
Author:
Douglas, Ellen
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Location:
Jackson, MS :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Aged
Subject:
Nursing homes
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Nursing home patients
Subject:
Aged -- Southern States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Older people
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Banner Books Series
Series Volume:
97
Publication Date:
19941131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
307
Dimensions:
8.23x5.36x.96 in. 1.00 lbs.

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