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Wallach, Tommy

Summary: "After their devastating journey from the Anchor to Sophia, Clive and Clover Hamill, Gemma Poplin, and Paz Dedios ... will be compelled to question everything they thought they believed--and the conclusions they reach could determine the fate of an entire civilization"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WAL

Chapman, Vannetta

Summary: "Somewhere in the Embers Lies the Truth A wildfire blazes out of control in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, leaving an elderly, Amish bachelor dead. When Bishop Henry Lapp is told the bad news, he also learns the fire was no accident. Someone intended to kill Vernon Frey. But who would want to kill Vernon? Well, practically everyone--Amish and Englischa alike. When the police point the finger...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvest House Publishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CHA

Robinson, Marilynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Robinson

Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: Reverend John Ames is dying in 1956 in Gilead, Iowa, and he in recording his family's story. Glory Boughton has returned to care for her dying father and soon her brother, Jack, the prodigal son, comes home, too.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2004

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC Robinson

Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: Returning to Gilead to care for her dying father, Glory Boughton is joined by her long-absent brother, with whom she bonds throughout his struggles with alcoholism, unemployment and their father's traditionalist values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROB

Parr, Delia.

Summary: "Life changes drastically for Ruth Livingstone the day her father puts a young child in her arms and sends her under an assumed name to a small village in New Jersey. There she dutifully awaits his acquittal, certain that her father, Reverend Livingstone, soon will be cleared of the outrageous accusations against him. When tragic events transpire, Ruth finds solace tending a garden along the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAR

Wallach, Tommy

Summary: The first generation of man was brought low by its appetites, and the Lord sent his Daughter to bring fire and devastation to the world. The survivors formed a new civilization-- the Descendancy-- determined that the mistakes of the past never be repeated. Clive and Clover Hamill, sons of a well-respected Descendant minister, discover a community intent on rediscovering the blasphemous...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2017

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC WAL

House, Silas

Summary: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son. He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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Kinkade, Thomas

Summary: Recovering from bypass surgery, Reverend Ben contemplates his last Christmas as pastor of the Cape Light church and giving his beloved job to the interim minister--Novelist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC KIN

Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: In 1956, as a minister approaches the end of his life, he writes a letter to his son chronicling three previous generations of his family, a story that stretches back to the Civil War and reveals uncomfortable family secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sound Library/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FICTION Robinson 2006

King, Cassandra

Summary: Follows minister's wife Dean Lynch, who, even after twenty years, has struggled to cope with the demands of being a Sunday wife, and whose friendship with the lively beautiful Augusta Holderfield transforms her life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

Roby, Kimberla Lawson.

Summary: When he lands a new ministry and a third wife, Reverend Curtis Black is tempted to fall back into his old flirtatious ways, but his new wife has other ideas.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sound Library/BBC Audiobooks America 2005

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Goldsmith, Oliver

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Summary: "Marty and his best friend, Shiloh are on another adventure. Marty learns when a secret is too dangerous to keep, and that hate can spread like fire"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

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3 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: J FIC NAY

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION NAY

Robinson, Marilynne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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Robinson, Marilynne.

Summary: With her father ailing, Glory Boughton has returned home to Gilead to care for him. Shortly after she returns, her brother Jack shows up after a twenty year absence. As the family copes with the death of their patriarch, they learn valuable lessons about love, death, and the fortitude of familial bonds.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2008

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction Robinson 2008

Robinson, Marilynne

Summary: Abandoning her homeless existence to become a minister's wife, Lila reflects on her hardscrabble life on the run with a canny young drifter and her efforts to reconcile her painful past with her husband's gentle Christian worldview.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Robinson 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY ROB

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it, from garden seeds to Scripture, is calamitously transformed on African soil.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 1998

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Kin

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: Betsy Nelson reluctantly returns to her childhood home to care for her failing father, a faithful minister who served the town for years. William Covington, a confirmed bachelor, comes to town to become the new pastor and set aside the luxuries of his birth for service to God. Can Betsy and William find common ground on which to work together for the better of the townspeople?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRU

Godwin, Gail.

Summary: An Anglican priestess in North Carolina finds her role threatened by a fiery evangelist, also a woman. It happens in a town in the Smoky Mountains where Margaret Bonner runs an Episcopal ministry. The area is plagued by social unrest and fundamentalist preacher Grace Munger is muscling in, claiming her brand of religion will bring hope. By the author of Father Melancholy's Daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOD

Price, Reynolds

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PRI

Roby, Kimberla Lawson.

Summary: Maintaining a cordial relationship with the unfaithful Charlotte while planning a divorce when their son graduates from high school, the Reverend Curtis Black resists his wife's efforts to reconcile and considers a proposition by a woman who desperately wants to marry him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: Cedar Cove is shocked after Pastor Dave Flemming is accused of stealing jewelry. His wife, Emily, doesn't know what to believe, especially since Dave is being so evasive. Then she finds an earring in his pocket. Could he have stolen it--or is he having an affair?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Pub. 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAC

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Macomber 2008

Roby, Kimberla Lawson.

Summary: The Reverend Curtis Black's daughter, Alicia, reaches adulthood determined not to repeat her father's mistakes, but her love of money and the things it can buy threatens to destroy her marriage to Phillip, the assistant pastor of her father's church.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Fic Rob