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  • S.: A Novel
    Random House Trade Paperbacks, Kindle Edition, 2012
  • S: [A Novel] (Penguin Modern Classics)
    Penguin Classics, Paperback, 2010
  • S.: A Novel
    Ballantine Books, Paperback, 1996
  • S.
    Random House Value Publishing, Hardcover, 1989
  • S
    Fawcett, Mass Market Paperback, 1989
  • S.
    Random House Audio, Audio Cassette, 1989
  • "S"
    Andre Deutsch Ltd, Hardcover, 1988
  • S
    Alfred a Knopf Inc, Hardcover, 1988
  • S.
    Alfred A. Knopf, Hardcover, 1988
  • S
    Knopf, Hardcover, 1988

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Average rating
3 out of 5
Based on 365 Ratings and 50 Reviews

Book Description
S. is Sarah Worth -- doctor's wife, North Shore matron, loving mother, and now (suddenly!) ardent follower of a Hindu religious leader known as the Arhat. As this brilliant and very funny novel opens, Sarah is fleeing the confinement of her suburban life to become a sannyasin (pilgrim) at her guru's Arizona ashram.

In the letters and audiocassettes that Sarah sends to her husband, daughter,... More
Book Information
PublisherFawcett Crest
BindingMass Market Paperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages320
Publication Date08/29/1989
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About John Updike (Author) : John Updike is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and adult books. Some of the published credits of John Updike include The Complete Stories, Transforming the American Mili... more
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