Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin [Paperback]

By Norma Koester Bork (Author)
Our Price $ 13.96  
Retail Value $ 19.95  
You Save $ 5.99  (30%)  
Item Number 41843  
Buy New $13.96
Out Of Stock!
Discontinued - Out Of Print
The manufacturer has discontinued this product and no longer offers it for sale. We are unable to obtain more stock.
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin by Norma Koester Bork...

A powerful novel of the betrayal of innocent trust and of faith restored set in the shielded culture of conservative protestant homes and colleges of the 1950s and 1960s. This is the tightly woven coming-back-to-faith story of Jack, the son of a prominent protestant church official who as a child is violated by an army officer neighbor. Jack's troubled childhood leads into his destructive teenage years as a runaway into the army during World War II where he meets again with his tormentor. This is also the story of Katherine, with whom Jack acts out his rebellion against God, and of Karis, their child, who matures into young womanhood nurtured by Katherine's love and shielded from her secret. On an isolated college campus, where Jack is Academic Dean, Karis struggles with a life-determinant decision and with the temptation of a forbidden love. It is here the three meet, unaware of their relationship, in a dramatic finale that brings Jack back to the faith of his childhood.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: WinePress Publishing
Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.98" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.64"
Weight:   0.93 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 2006
ISBN  1579218423  
ISBN13  9781579218423  

Availability  0 units.

More About Norma Koester Bork

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary
3Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Fiction & Poetry > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Fiction > General
5Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Fiction & Poetry > Fiction > General

Christian Product Categories
Books > Fiction > General Christian > General

Similar Products

$16.00  $11.20

Reviews - What do customers think about Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin?

A Tantalizing Look Into Hidden Passions Within A Parochial Community  Jan 28, 2007
Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin spans several decades and follows a number of intertwined lives of those who follow the path of a specific religion. Among the topics skillfully interwoven in its storyline are love, faith, hope, sexuality, violence, parenting, and predation. The final consequences for the characters might be considered the judgment and mercy of god or may simply be the self-induced karma of the individual's guilt and/or faith.

For readers who live outside of this religious paradigm - consisting of churches, hospitals and schools - this book provides a fascinating glimpse into its insular, protective-of-the-outside-world, nature and the subsequent challenges posed. For those are already part of this denomination - and you will recognize the one it is based upon, although it could be a number of Christian organizations - it provides a titillating glimpse of the effects of faith-based living, repression, hope, desire, anger and gender discrimination.

Write your own review about Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Ten Miles From The Nearest Sin

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy