9780062088239

A Land More Kind Than Home

  • ISBN 13:

    9780062088239

  • ISBN 10:

    0062088238

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/22/2013
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Co

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Summary

For a curious boy like Jess Hall, growing up in Marshall means trouble whenyou get caught spying on grown-ups. Adventurous and precocious, Jess isprotective of his older brother, Christopher, a mute whom everyone callsStump. Though their mother has warned them not to snoop, Stump can't help sneakinga look at something he's not supposed to-an act that will have repercussions. It'sa wrenching event that thrusts Jess into an adulthood for which he's not prepared. Henow knows that a new understanding can bring not only danger and evil-but also thepossibility of freedom and deliverance. Told by resonant and evocative characters,A Land More Kind Than Homeis ahaunting tale of courage in the face of cruelty and the power of love to overcome thedarkness that lives in us all.

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