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Author Judith B. Allen juxtaposes the metaphysical and the mundane in her first novel, an exploration of human failings and superhuman gifts on the northern Oregon coast in the Forties. Addie Sawyer, a precocious child, startles her parents, Jake and Rose, when she innocently describes seeing her grandfather's spirit at his funeral. Jake and his family are founding members of a strict Bible church in their small town, and, when Addie later reveals an electrifying healing touch, Jake fears that the source of her gifts is the ...

Looking Through Water 2010, Virtualbookworm.com Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781602647053

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