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  • 12 of 13 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kershaw - Camden Library Foster (Text) 33255001959148 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1576736156
  • ISBN: 9781576736159
  • Physical Description: 382 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Sisters, Or. : Alabaster, [2000]

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General Note:
Awards: 2001 Christy Award Winner (Best First Book) ; CBA Bestsellers List ; ECPA Bestsellers List ; RITA Award Finalist (Best First Book - Romance Writers of America) ; RITA Award Finalist (Best Inspirational-Romance Writers of America) ; Gold Pen Finalist (Best Christian Fiction) ; Top Ten Works of Christian Fiction 2000
Summary, etc.:
In 1919 Mississippi, when the discovery of a schoolmate's lynched body puts her own life in jeopardy, Alena is sent by her parents from her beloved home. With thousands of other African-Americans, Alena begins making her way north to the Promised Land of turn-of-the-century Chicago. On the way she meets two men who will dramatically impact her life: James, a young African-American believer determined to establish a newspaper in Chicago, and Pearl, a man with questionable intentions. A stirring novel by an exciting new writer, "Passing by Samaria" beautifully shows readers the path to truth, purpose, reconciliation, and joy.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.
Mississippi > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.

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