Angel Sister

Angel Sister

Book - 2011
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As her father slowly slips into alcoholism while his business suffers, her mother tries to come to grips with their situation and her sisters seem to remain blissfully oblivious to it, middle child Kate Merritt must shoulder the emotional load, in a story of hope and love in the face of desperate circumstances during the Great Depression. Original.

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Bestselling author of historical fiction tells a story of hope and love in the face of desperate circumstances during the Great Depression.
It is 1936 and Kate Merritt, the middle child of Victor and Nadine, works hard to keep her family together. Her father slowly slips into alcoholism and his business suffers during the Great Depression. As her mother tries to come to grips with their situation and her sisters seem to remain blissfully oblivious to it, it is Kate who must shoulder the emotional load. Who could imagine that a dirty, abandoned little girl named Lorena Birdsong would be just what the Merritts need?In this richly textured novel, award-winning author Ann H. Gabhart reveals the power of true love, the freedom of forgiveness, and the strength to persevere through troubled times. Multidimensional characters face real and trenchant problems while maintaining their family bonds, all against the backdrop of a sultry Kentucky summer. Readers will be drawn into the story and find themselves lingering there long after they've finished the book.

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As her family suffers from the Great Depression, Kate Merritt tries to shoulder the emotional load, and finds that an abandoned little girl named Lorena Birdsong might be just what her family needs.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Revell, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780800733810
0800733819
Branch Call Number: CHR Gabhart, A 300.1 2011
Characteristics: 407 pages ; 22 cm

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Jul 27, 2012

I enjoyed this story dispite the christian tone. It was so tied to the place and time that it worked as part of the story.

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