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The Office of Innocence

(2002)
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Sydney, 1942, and in a nation threatened by a Japanese invasion, with husbands absent and sleek GIs present, a spirit of recklessness takes hold. Frank Darragh, an innocent young curate, finds the line between saving others' souls and losing his own begins to blur as he beomes entangled with a menage a trois and dangerously attracted to a married woman whose husband is a POW, who confesses that she has been tempted by a charismatic American sergeant. Before Father Darragh can dissuade her, she is murdered. Suspecting the sergeant, yet believing he might save his soul, Darragh gets drawn ever further into a morass his complacent superiors deplore and towards a showdown that could cost him his life.

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

November 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-7540-1973-X / 978-0-7540-1973-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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July 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Office of Innocence: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 1-58724-449-7 / 978-1-58724-449-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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March 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Office of Innocence: A Novel (Keneally, Thomas)
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-385-50763-1 / 978-0-385-50763-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
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July 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-340-62473-6 / 978-0-340-62473-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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Paperback Editions

August 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-7540-9327-1 / 978-0-7540-9327-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Office of Innocence: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 1-4000-3095-1 / 978-1-4000-3095-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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April 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-340-62476-0 / 978-0-340-62476-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sceptre
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Audio Editions

2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 1-4056-4751-5 / 978-1-4056-4751-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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May 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 0-7540-8306-3 / 978-0-7540-8306-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Publisher: Sceptre
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August 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Office of Innocence
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Publisher: Sceptre
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June 2004 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Office of Innocence: A Novel
Author(s): Thomas Keneally
Publisher: Anchor
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