By Tonya Jewel Blessing,Sue Lockwood Summers,Kara Hokes
A Twenties' saga of Emerald Ashby coming of age. Set opposed to the superstitions and previous time faith within the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, writer Tonya Jewel Blessing tells a tough, but redemptive tale of a blossoming younger lady who's observed through her pals and her foes on a trip in the direction of wish and therapeutic. Love weaves via gut-wrenching situations and dismal poverty the place Emerald Ashby grows powerful regardless of grievous wrongs devoted opposed to her.
Synopsis: 8th grade Emie is ready to benefit a few not easy classes whilst a disturbed younger guy is thrust into her existence by way of her abusive father and allowing mom. the folks religion of the Appalachian group turns into inventive, taking a big gamble opposed to the neighborhood preacher, of their exact kind of hospitality. in case you just like the emotive motion picture, Nell, or the writing of Chris Fabry's Dogwood, (a Lifetime motion picture) you will adore The Whispering of the Willows.
“Tonya Blessing’s candy, unassuming voice offers artfully with racism, sexism, and spiritual bigotry. really good storytelling interspersed with functional religion portrays the trouble and wonder of Appalachian life.” --Marilyn Bay Wentz, writer of Prairie Grace.
LCSH: Teenage girls--Abuse of--Fiction. | Rape victims--Fiction. | Abusive men--Fiction. | Poverty--Appalachian Region--Fiction. | Appalachian Region--History--20th century--Fiction. | ancient fiction. | Bildungsromans.
The Whispering of the Willows is an inspiring tale packed with twists and turns, freedom and redemption, the anticipated and unforeseen. This ebook brings to gentle the struggles of younger girl prior and current. God’s goodness and provision stream from every one page. --Linda Bottoms, Rocky Mountain Ministry Network Women’s Ministries Director
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