While mortals sleep

by Jack Cavanaugh

Publisher: Bethany House Publishers in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
Cover of: While mortals sleep | Jack Cavanaugh
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Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Anti-Nazi movement -- Fiction.,
  • Clergy -- Fiction.,
  • Germany -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementJack Cavanaugh.
GenreFiction.
SeriesSongs in the night ;, 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.A965 W48 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination378 p. ;
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3938123M
ISBN 100764223070
LC Control Number2001002673

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