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The Invention of the World

(1977)
A novel by

 
 
Then, Donal Keneally, an Irish giant who thought he could invent the world, led a band of faithful followers from rural Ireland to Vancouver Island in search of Eden. In the course of his search, he founded the Revelations Colony of Truth.

Now, Maggie Kyle runs an extraordinary boarding house on the original site of the Colony, and she and her irrepressible boarders search out Keneally's story as a key to their own roots and even the possibility of love.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for Jack Hodgins's The Invention of the World

Hardback Editions

January 1978 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Invention of the World
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
ISBN: 0-15-145281-4 / 978-0-15-145281-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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1977 : Canada Hardback
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Title: THE INVENTION OF THE WORLD
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
ISBN: 0-7705-1518-5 / 978-0-7705-1518-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Macmillan of Canada
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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Invention of the World, The
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
ISBN: 1-55380-099-0 / 978-1-55380-099-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Ronsdale Press
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December 1994 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Invention of the World
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
ISBN: 0-7710-9871-5 / 978-0-7710-9871-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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June 1977 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Invention of the World
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
ISBN: 0-7715-9252-3 / 978-0-7715-9252-2 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Gage Distribution Co
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Kindle Editions

March 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Invention of the World, The
Author(s): Jack Hodgins
Publisher: Ronsdale Press
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