Item description for Healer by Joyce Carol Thomas...
Overview Thomass book of everyday prayers celebrates love, friendship, birthdays, and weddings--welcoming grace and joy into the lives of people of all ages. (Motivation)
Publishers Description HEALER By Joyce Carol Thomas Abyssinia Jackson heals in her outdoor garden where she counsels young women, Jasmine and Ginger. The dancing Ginger was adopted (and spoiled) by the recently married Zenobia. Jasmine, a broken doll of a young woman, waits to be mended in the garden. And the recovering alcoholic Laura Hawkins, upset by her best friend Zenobias happy wedding, backslides into drunkenness. In a drunken drama at the Dew Drop Inn, Laura defends Gods presence on the penny and His name in the Pledge of Allegiance. The scene of Jasmines tirade in the Ponca City cemetery takes ugliness to a new dimension as we glimpse the source of her sadness. In the graveyard, Sheneeka, a young white woman led by an extraordinary spirit, unexpectedly comes to Jasmines aid. Seamstress Jasmine, Dancer Ginger, and Drummer Sheneeka find answers they did not know they needed as Abyssinia prays for their safe journey through life. .
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2007
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1602667020 ISBN13 9781602667020
Availability 86 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 21, 2016 09:25.
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More About Joyce Carol Thomas
Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned author who received the National Book Award for her first novel, Marked By Fire, and a Coretta Scott King Honor for The Blacker the Berry and for her first picture book, Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea. Her picture book I Have Heard of a Land received a Coretta Scott King Honor and an IRA/CBC Teachers' Choice Award and was an ALA Notable Book. Her other titles include The Gospel Cinderella, Crowning Glory, Gingerbread Days, and A Gathering of Flowers. Ms. Thomas lives in Berkeley, California.
Joyce Carol Thomas currently resides in Berkeley, in the state of California.
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