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The Gown of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

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The Gown of Glory

by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

Collins, 1952, [Third Impression], hardcover, dustjacket

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, a little foxing to endpapers, no inscriptions; clipped dustjacket shows a little edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, bumping, chipping and small tears, a little discoloration and soiling (see photographs)

“In The Gown of Glory Mrs. Turnbull turns from the problems of a fashionable city parish to the drama, humour, pathos and adventure int eh life of the minister of a village church fifty years ago.  This is the story of a wonderful family, short of cash but rich in everything else.  It is the story of a full and happy marriage, and of what happens when a wealthy young man falls in love with the minister’s daughter.  Twenty-five years before, David Lyall had brought Mary to the village of Ladykirk as his bride.  Now there were Faith, the elder daughter, who gave music lessons to continue her own studies; Jeremy, whose summers as a book salesman were putting him through college; and Lucy, the radiant eighteen-year-old whose education was being finished at home to save on tuition fee of the Academy….”


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