Title: The Word A Novel
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1972
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing.
Name in book dust jacke has two closed tears and a crease on the inside plus a price clip; 1.4 x 8.3 x 5.5 Inches; 576 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 90167
Synopsis: In the Beginning, there was . . . The Word.
The classic thriller of an ancient manuscript, a secret society committed to hiding an explosive truth, and the man who must uncover that truth--if he can stay alive long enough
In the ruins of the ancient Roman seaport of Ostia Antica, an Italian archaeologist has discovered a first century papyrus, its faded text revealing a new gospel written by James, younger brother of Jesus. This discovery will show the world a new Jesus Christ, fill in the missing years of his ministry, contradict the existing accounts of his life--and potentially destroy the foundation of 2,000 years of Western civilization.
First published in 1972, The Word remains a classic of brilliant storytelling, authentic detail and breathtaking narrative power.
About the Author:
Irving Wallace wrote sixteen novels and seventeen nonfiction titles during his long career. Together his books sold more than 250,000,000 copies around the world; many became fixtures on the bestseller lists.
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