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  • ISBN: 9780786508044 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0786508043 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101199503 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101199504 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (342 pages).
  • Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Books, 1998.

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General Note:
"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a division of Penguin Books USA Inc., 1997"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.:
Thousands of readers have come home to Mitford, the little town with the big heart, whose endearing and eccentric residents have become like family members. But now change is coming to the hamlet. Father Tim, the Episcopal rector, and his wife Cynthia are pondering retirement; a brash new mayoral candidate is calling for aggressive development; a suspicious realtor with plans for a health spa is eyeing the beloved house on the hill; and, worst of all, the Sweet Stuff Bakery may be closing. Meanwhile, ordinary people are leading the extraordinary lives that hundreds of thousands of readers have found so inviting and inspiring. Peopled with the lovable cast of characters familiar to so many, and peppered with plenty of new and colorful personalities, Out to Canaan is filled to the brim with the mysteries and miracles that make everyday life worth living, and that make Mitford one of the most memorable small towns in recent literature.
Target Audience Note:
870 Lexile.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Kavanagh, Timothy (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Mitford (N.C. : Imaginary place) > Fiction.
City and town life > United States > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Christian fiction.
Electronic books.

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