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Published .
Written in English


  • Cults,
  • Teenage girls,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementAlice LaPlante
LC ClassificationsPS3612.A6438 C66 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 301 pages
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27188114M
ISBN 100802121659
ISBN 109780802121653

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The Bible describes events and conditions that would mark “the conclusion of the [current] system of things,” or “the end of the world.” (Matthew ; King James Version) The Bible calls this time period “the last days” and the “time of the end,” or “end times.” (2 Timothy ; Daniel 8: 19; Easy-to-Read Version) The following are some outstanding features of last-days, or. WGJV34T4F / Book ~ Coming of Age at the End of Days You May Also Like The Story of Patsy (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) Dodo Press, United Kingdom, Paperback. Book Condition: New. Illustrated. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Kate Douglas Wiggin, nee Smith () was an American. Coming of Age at the End of Days: A Novel - Alice LaPlante - Google Books A girl is lured into fanaticism in this psychological thriller with “stunning twists”—by the New York Times–bestselling /5(4). Now Daniel offers a blessing: “Blessed is he who waits, and comes to the one thousand three hundred and thirty-five days.” God places great emphasis on patient endurance at the end of this age of man. This is similar to Jesus’ instruction: “But he who endures to the end .