By Leif Enger

ISBN-10: 0061457876

ISBN-13: 9780061457876

ISBN-10: 0802139256

ISBN-13: 9780802139252

ISBN-10: 087113795X

ISBN-13: 9780871137951

Hailed as one of many year's best 5 novels by means of Time, and chosen as the most effective books of the yr via approximately all significant newspapers, nationwide bestseller Peace Like a River captured the hearts of a state short of convenience. "A wealthy mix of experience, tragedy, and healing," Peace Like a River is "a college of legends from assets sacred and profane -- from the outdated testomony to the previous West, from the Gospels to police dramas" (Ron Charles, The Christian technological know-how Monitor). In "lyrical, openhearted prose" (Michael Glitz, the recent York Post), Enger tells the tale of eleven-year-old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy who has cause to think in miracles. with his sister and father, Reuben reveals himself on a cross-country look for his outlaw older brother who has been controversially charged with homicide. Their trip is touched by way of serendipity and the kindness of strangers, and its awesome end indicates how kinfolk, love, and religion can face up to the main terrifying of enemies, the main tragic of fates. Leif Enger's "miraculous" (Valerie Ryan, The Seattle occasions) novel is a "perfect booklet for an worried time ... of serious literary benefit that still restores readers' religion within the kindness of news" (Marta Salij, Detroit unfastened Press).

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