Confessions

Confessions

By: Augustine, Saint

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Title: Confessions

Author Name: Augustine, Saint

Categories: Christianity,

Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE INC: Jul-13

ISBN Number: 1593082592

ISBN Number 13: 9781593082598

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 441809