Shepherds Abiding

ISBN-10: 0142004855
ISBN-13: 9780142004852
Authors: Jan Karon
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Millions of Americans have found Mitford to be a favorite home-away-from-home, and countless readers have long wondered what Christmas in Mitford would be like. The eighth Mitford novel provides a glimpse, offering a meditation on the best of all presents: the gift of ones heart. Since he was a boy, Father Tim has lived what he calls the life of the mind and has never really learned to savor the work of his hands. When he finds a derelict nativity scene that has suffered the indignities of time and neglect, he imagines the excitement in the eyes of his wife, Cynthia, and decides to undertake the daunting task of restoring it. As Father Tim begins his journey, readers are given a seat at…    

Author bio:

Jan Karon was born in North Carolina in 1937. After a career in advertising, she began writing a column in the Blowing Rocket. The column, about life in the small North Carolina town of Mitford, centered around an Episcopalian minister named Father Tim. Her Father Tim stories were collected into a book and published by a Christian publisher. She has won numerous awards for her work including the Christy Award for A New Song and the Gold Medallion Award for A New Song, A Common Life, In This Mountain, and Shepards Abiding. She has also written two children's book entitled Miss Fannie's Hat and Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny. Her book's Shepherds Abiding and Somewhere Safe with Somebody…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Number of pages: 336 Dimensions: 5.10" wide x 7.70" long x 0.70" tall Weight: 0.484 lbs.