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Passion play : the Oberammergau tales / Valerie Volk
Bib ID 6335074
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Volk, Valerie, author
 
Description Kent Town, South Australia Wakefield Press, 2013 
©2013 
327 pages ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 9781743052570
Summary

A politician, a cooking contest winner, a troubled clergyman, a much-married socialite, a TV evangelist - what could they have in common? Why do they (and half a million others) travel to Oberammergau, the small German village that has staged a Passion Play every tenth year since 1634? In a four-day bus trip, very different people are drawn together for diverse reasons, similar to the varied group whom Chaucer brought to life in his Canterbury Tales. But these travellers do not tell invented stories to entertain each other; they reveal to us with raw and often painful honesty their own lives and motives.

Subjects Travelers -- Fiction.  |  Storytelling -- Fiction.  |  Oberammergau (Germany) -- Fiction.  |  Australian

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