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Author: Dean Ray Koontz
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9780553593327
Book Pages: 469
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In a reworking of Mary Shelley's classic horror novel, Detective Carson O'Connor and her partner, Michael Maddison, are confronted by a serial killer in search of victims that possess the humanity missing in himself.


Author: Henri J. M. Nouwen
Genre: Religion
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 9780804152129
Book Pages: 160
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

With over a million copies sold, this classic work is essential reading for all who ask, “Where has my struggle led me?” A chance encounter with a reproduction of Rembrandt’s The Return of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on an unforgettable spiritual adventure. Here he shares the deeply personal and resonant meditation that led him to discover the place within where God has chosen to dwell. As Nouwen reflects on Rembrandt’s painting in light of his own life journey, he evokes a powerful drama of the classic parable in a rich, captivating way that is sure to reverberate in the hearts of readers. Nouwen probes the several movements of the parable: the younger son’s return, the father’s restoration of sonship, the elder son’s resentfulness, and the father’s compassion. The themes of homecoming, affirmation, and reconciliation will be newly discovered by all who have known loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. The challenge to love as God loves, and to be loved as God’s beloved, will be seen as the ultimate revelation of the parable known to Christians throughout time, and is here represented with a vigor and power fresh for our times.


Author: Crystal Bowman
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310721550
Book Pages: 32
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

When his search for adventure does not work out the way he plans, a son wonders if his father will welcome him back.


Author: John MacArthur
Genre: Religion
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 9781400202683
Book Pages: 221
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

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Author: William Morley Punshon
Genre: Prodigal son (Parable)
Publisher: S. Rose, Wesleyan Book Room
ISBN: HARVARD:HN3BZM
Book Pages: 88
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Author: Thomas B. Cavanagh
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1429986549
Book Pages: 304
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Three months after he's undergone surgery to remove a brain tumor, retired police detective Mike Garrity's cancer is in remission. It's great news, but when you've been planning to only live for a few months, you don't normally worry about savings. A return to health also means a return to the workforce, and whether he likes it or not, Mike's going to have to adjust to the role of private investigator. He's also bounced back into a romance with a member of his cancer support group, Debbie Watson. But while Mike may be celebrating his victory over cancer, Debbie's just been handed a grim prognosis. Desperate, she asks him for help with what might be her last request: tracking down the son she put up for adoption twenty years ago. Debbie's son is not the only lost child Mike has been asked to trace. A high school friend of his daughter has died of an overdose. The boy's father is convinced that the death was not a suicide and, though the case is officially closed, the officer in charge has his own doubts about its conclusion. Back at work and stumbling headlong into a new relationship, Mike should have a lot to look forward to. But all is not as it seems, and he's about to find out that cancer isn't the only thing trying to kill him.


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ISBN: BL:A0023984843
Book Pages: 32
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Author: Alison M. Jack
Genre: Literary Criticism
Publisher: Biblical Refigurations
ISBN: 9780198817291
Book Pages: 192
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The Parable of the Prodigal Son is one of the best-known stories in the Bible. It has captured the imagination of commentators, preachers and writers. Alison M. Jack explores the reconfiguring of the character of the Prodigal Son and his family in literature in English. She considers diverse literary periods and genres in which the paradigm is particularly prevalent, such as Elizabethan literature, the work of Shakespeare, the novels of female Victorian writers, the American short story tradition, novels focused on the lives of ordained ministers, and the poetry of Elizabeth Bishop and Iain Crichton Smith. Drawing on scholarship from biblical and literary studies, this study demonstrates the remarkable potency of the parable in generating new, and at times contradictory, meanings in different contexts. Historical and literary criticism are brought into dialogue to explore this remarkably resilient and nimble character as he dances through drama, novels and poetry across the centuries.


Author: John Patrick Shanley
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 9780822235118
Book Pages: 55
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A 17-year-old boy from the Bronx suddenly finds himself in a private school in New Hampshire. He’s violent, gifted, alienated, and on fire with a ferocious loneliness. Two faculty members wrestle with the dilemma: Is the kid a star or a disaster? A passionate, explosive portrait of a young man on the verge of salvation or destruction.


Author: Brownlow North
Genre: Christian life
Publisher:
ISBN: OXFORD:600086228
Book Pages:
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