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Taren's only memories of her father are of lost years and rejection, but she never realizees how comfortable she has become without him until he re-enters her life. Suddenly she is confronted with major issues: forgiveness, reconciliation, and change.
See how Taren wrestles with these feelings in a new Christian fiction adventure by Farnes for young adults.
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)
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"In The Slide, experienced youth author Catherine Farnes presents a thought provoking, true to life, exciting novel about the problems teens face today. Set in Montana, descriptions of landscape are breathtaking. With emotions ranging from humor to deep distress, this books major issues include: forgiveness and reconciliation, change, friendship, rational thinking in dangerous conditions, backsliding, divorce, parental failure, death, salvation. Narrated by Taren, the characters become recognizable, believable. Situations are credible. The straight forward plot flows convincingly into the denouement. Christianity forms the basis for all solutions, but, like life, not all problems are solved. The ending will make a good beginning for a sequel. The Slide is recommended for all church libraries and schools, as well as being useful for home-schoolers, youth groups, and as a gift." -- Donna Eggett, Christian Book Previews
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