J. F. Powers

J. F. Powers was an American novelist and short story writer known for his works that often explored the lives of Roman Catholic priests in the Midwest.

Books

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  1. 1. Morte D'Urban

    "Morte D'Urban" is a novel that follows the story of Father Urban, a charismatic yet ambitious Catholic priest in the mid-20th century Midwest. Despite his dreams of building a golf course monastery and his struggles with the conservative and bureaucratic church hierarchy, Father Urban remains committed to his faith and his calling. The novel explores themes of faith, ambition, and the tension between modernity and tradition within the Catholic Church.

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