Item description for Where the River Bends by Christy Truitt...
Overview Product Description As a mother-less child, beautiful Haven Stunham never could find her place in small-town Alabama, having grown up on the riverbanks with an uneducated father and a housekeeper determined to mold her with Old Testament scripture. After graduation, she shakes off her hometown like a fur coat in July and doesn't stop until she runs out of gas on the flipside of Georgia. While life is good in Sweetgrass, destiny waits for her back home. When she returns to Sugar Bend years later to bury her father, the harsh memories begin to soften around the edges. And amidst the emotion of reconciliation, she makes a choice that will change her life as well as her eternity. God uses the consequences of an unplanned pregnancy and the ultimate sickness of her young daughter to demonstrate that Jesus is found in more places than a church pew. He's even found where the river bends. Christy Kyser Truitt has lived in the Deep South her entire life and always near a river. The Demopolis, AL, native currently resides in Auburn, AL, with her husband Brian and four children. She is a graduate of Auburn University where she proudly wore her blue jeans with her pearls as a Kappa Delta. Following a career in banking, Christy is currently a public speaker and uses her journalism degree to write full-time. Her first novel, Serenity Point, was published in 2006.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date Nov 3, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1604772719 ISBN13 9781604772715
Availability 69 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 02:52.
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More About Christy Truitt
Christy Kyser Truitt is a child of the Deep South, raised at the junction of the Tombigee/Black Warrior Rivers in West Alabama. She is a graduate of Auburn University and lives in Auburn, Alabama, with her husband and three children. For more information on Christy's writing and appearances, please visit www.christytruitt.com or join her Facebook page at Christy K. Truitt, The Write Purpose.
Reviews - What do customers think about Where the River Bends?
Incredible Read Dec 2, 2009
I have not had an incredible read in a long time. I absolutely loved the story of this young girl from the south. It rang so true from end to end. I could not put it down!! And yes...I had tears in my eyes when everything came together. It really tells a heartfelt story with second chances for so many. I highly recommend this to all my friends.
Move over Kingsbury May 10, 2009
I picked this book up and did not put it down until the last words were read. The characters are incredible. Truitt's depiction of the South is amazing. The story of love and redemption is woven beautifully through out the pages of this novel. You will need Kleenex and don't plan on getting anything done once you pick this one up! A new and rising star on the Christian fiction stage!
An Enjoyable Read ... even for a guy Apr 8, 2009
Picked this book up off of my wife's nightstand one night and thumbed through it. Although I usually only read books on hunting and fishing, after reading a few pages of this "girley" book, it pulled me right in and I read the entire thing! The characters were intriguing and the author's depictions of small town southern life were funny, interesting and right on the mark. I feel like I grew up there.
The author also did a great job mixing romance with a Godly message. I'd recommend it to anyone with a romantic heart ... even a few of my hunting buddies.