Title: In the Beauty of the Lilies
Author: Updike, John
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Publication Date: 1996
Edition: First Trade Edition
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: NF
Comments: Very minor shelf wear to d-j.
Synopsis: This novel opens in 1910, as Clarence Wilmot, a Presbyterian minister, suddenly loses his faith and leaves the pulpit to become an encyclopaedia salesman. He also becomes a movie addict. The novel follows four generations of Wilmot’s family through the 20th century.