The Miracle

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Harper Collins, 2007 - 286 pages
Raising four strong-willed younger siblings after her mother's death and her father's imprisonment, seventeen-year-old Lanie Freeman never knows what new adventure will roll into view---such as her brother's wild idea to turn the family's old truck into a traveling store.The Freeman Rolling Emporium could provide the financial security Lanie and her family so desperately need, or it could tear them apart. Yet it's only a prelude to other changes. Author Brent Hayden's arrival in Fairhope breathes fresh life into Lanie's dream of becoming a writer. And then the hammer descends ...Lanie's father is diagnosed with cancer, and the faith and unity of her family are stretched to the limit. And on top of this shattering news, a crisis is about to strike that will rock the whole town of Fairhope---and shatter Lanie's dreams of love.The Miracle continues the story of a young woman's valiant struggle to uphold her faith, her family, and her dreams during the height of the Great Depression.
 

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User Review  - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing

Morris was the first Christian fiction writer I read and this the first series. I picked the first in the series (The Homeplace) up in a Christian bookshop and enjoyed it so much that I bought the ... Read full review

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I loved this book. I am addicted to sequels. Gilbert Morris always makes you feel like you are involved in the lives of these people; as if they are real. The children act just like normal kids used ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
21
Section 3
36
Section 4
51
Section 5
63
Section 6
76
Section 7
89
Section 8
104
Section 15
175
Section 16
184
Section 17
195
Section 18
204
Section 19
217
Section 20
226
Section 21
235
Section 22
240

Section 9
114
Section 10
128
Section 11
139
Section 12
150
Section 13
157
Section 14
167
Section 23
244
Section 24
254
Section 25
259
Section 26
265
Section 27
273
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About the author (2007)

Gilbert Morris, May 24, 1929 - Gilbert Morris was born on May 24, 1929 in Forrest City Arkansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English in 1958 from Arkansas State University. He went on to earn his Master's in English from ASU as well and eventually earned his Doctorate in English from the University of Arkansas in 1968. After graduating from college, Morris became a pastor for a Baptist Church in Alabama. He resided there from 1955 until 1961, at which point he accepted an appointment as a professor at Ouchita Baptist University. Morris now writes books full time, and all of his stories have a basis in Christian faith. Over the course of his career, Morris has sold millions of copies of his titles. He has been a Gold medallion finalist several times and has received five angel awards, three for the Winslow series and two for the Appomatox Series. He won the National Award for Poetry from Cloverleaf in 1978. Gilbert Morris passed away on February 18, 2016.

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