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The Word: A Novel Irving Wallace

The Word: A Novel

Irving Wallace

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ISBN : 9780671211530
Hardcover
576 pages
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In the Beginning, there was The Word. The classic thriller of an ancient manuscript, a secret society committed to hiding an explosive truth & the man who must uncover that truth--if he can stay alive long enoughIn the ruins of the RomanMoreIn the Beginning, there was The Word. The classic thriller of an ancient manuscript, a secret society committed to hiding an explosive truth & the man who must uncover that truth--if he can stay alive long enoughIn the ruins of the Roman seaport of Ostia Antica, an Italian archeologist has discovered a first century papyrus, its faded text revealing a new gospel written by James, a younger brother of Jesus. This discovery will show the world a new Jesus, fill in the missing years of his ministry, contradict the existing accounts of his life & potentially destroy the foundation of 2000 years of Western civilization.First published in 1972, The Word remains a classic of brilliant storytelling, authentic detail & breathtaking narrative power.