Ordinary Grace

By | November 30, 2017
Ordinary Grace Author William Kent Krueger
ISBN-10 1451645856
ISBN-13 9781451645859
Year 2014-03-04
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Atria Books
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVELWINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARDA SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013That was it That was all of it A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word New Bremen Minnesota 1961 The Twins were playing their debut season ice cold root beers were selling out at the soda counter of Haldersons Drugstore and Hot Stuff comic books were a mainstay on every barbershop magazine rack It was a time of innocence and hope for a country with a new young president But for thirteen year old Frank Drum it was a grim summer in which death visited frequently and assumed many forms Accident Nature Suicide Murder Frank begins the season preoccupied with the concerns of any teenage boy but when tragedy unexpectedly strikes his familywhich includes his Methodist minister father his passionate artistic mother Juilliard bound older sister and wise beyond his years kid brotherhe finds himself thrust into an adult world full of secrets lies adultery and betrayal suddenly called upon to demonstrate a maturity and gumption beyond his years Told from Franks perspective forty years after that fateful summer Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God

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