Love in the Ruins by Walker Percy

Love in the Ruins

Walker Percy

fiction classics reflective slow-paced

416 pages | first published 1971

Description

Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu. This novel confronts both the value of life and its susceptibility to chance and ruin.
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