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

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S.: A Novel

Average rating
3 out of 5
Based on 364 Ratings and 51 Reviews

Book Description
S. is the story of Sarah P. Worth, a thoroughly modern spiritual seeker who has become enamored of a Hindu mystic called the Arhat. A native New Englander, she goes west to join his ashram in Arizona, and there struggles alongside fellow sannyasins (pilgrims) in the difficult attempt to subdue ego and achieve moksha (salvation, release from illusion). "S." details her adventures in letters and tap... More
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingPaperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages279
Publication Date08/27/1996
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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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