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Singer, songwriter Cooper O'Connor thought he could make it big and took nearly everything his dad held dear and made his way to Nashville, where he promptly lost it all! After five tough years, he miraculously survives being shot and left to die in a fire, but can no longer sing or play music. When he returns home, he hopes to find the healing and reconciliation he desires.
|Title: Long Way Gone|
By: Charles Martin
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
|Publication Date: 2017|
Weight: 4 ounces
Stock No: WW084738
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USA TODAY bestseller from the author of The Mountain Between Us, now a major motion picture!
A radical retelling of the prodigal son story, Long Way Gone takes us from tent revivals to the Ryman Auditorium to the tender relationship between a broken man and the father who never stopped calling him home.
"No matter where you go, no matter whether you succeed or fail, stand or fall, no gone is too far gone. You can always come home."
At the age of eighteen, musician and songwriter Cooper OConnor took everything his father held dear and drove 1,200 miles from home to Nashville, his life riding on a six-string guitar and the bold wager that he had talent. But his wager soon proved foolish.
Five years after losing everything, he falls in love with Daley Cross, an angelic voice in need of a song. But just as he realizes his love for Daley, Cooper faces a tragedy that threatens his life as well as his career. With nowhere else to go, he returns home to the remote Colorado mountains, searching for answers about his father and his faith.
When Daley shows up on his street corner twenty years later, he wonders if its too late to tell her the truth about his pastand if he is ready to face it himself.
Another stellar novel from Martin. His fabulous gift for characterization is evident on each page. Layers of the story are peeled back to show the spiritual truth underneath the gripping plot. Cooper is an intricate character with an amazing story to tell, and the supporting cast is just as important to provide additional depth and understanding. This novel should be on everyones must-purchase list.