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After years of dutifully ministering to his flock, the Reverend Thomas Marshfield, 41, begins fleecing the ewes. When his fervid trysts with the seductive church organist, the richest elder's romance-starved wife, and other susceptible supplicants are exposed, the errant preacher is shipped off for a month's retreat at a desert spa for troubled clergymen. The rules for this "enforced" rest demand that afternoons be spent alone at an obligatory typewriter, where he confesses orgies of oriental voluptuousness.
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In this brilliant novel, John Updike has created one of his most memorable characters: the Reverend Tom Marshfield -- literate, charming, sexual -- whose outrageous behavior with the ladies of his flock scandalizes his parish....
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Book Description Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1975. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0394497325