Item description for When Lightning Strikes (Crossings of Promise #1) by Hugh Alan Smith...
Overview It is 1874, and Paul Wipf is enchanted with dreams of going to America. Then lightning strikes, killing his parents and burying his dreams in the ashes of sadness and guilt. How can Paul leave Russia. knowing his parents' death has made it possible? How can he live with his sour old aunt and her group of Hutterites, who seem controlled by rules rather than love? Then there's Hannah, a girl with shining brown eyes that probe into the darkness of his soul. Can Paul trust her with his story? Can he be saved from the bitterness he feels for God and himself? Or will he abandon Hannah and the Hutterites and run to the wild life of the American west? Only Paul can decide.
Publishers Description The year is 1874, and Paul Wipf is enchanted by dreams of America. But when lightning strikes, killing his parents, his dreams are shattered and buried in the ashes of sadness and guilt. How can Paul be happy, knowing it is his parents' death that makes it possible for him to leave Russia? How can he be happy living with his aunt who is a Hutterite? How can he be happy when all he wants is what can never be--life as it used to be?
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Studio: Herald Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.31" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.45" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 2001
Publisher Herald Press
Series Crossings Of Promise
Series Number 1
ISBN 0836191641 ISBN13 9780836191646