BLACK ROCK (A CHRISTIAN WESTERN NOVEL) [NOOK Book]

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BLACK ROCK IS A TALE OF THE SELKIRKS! TRULY A WESTERN NOVEL! A CHRISTIAN NOVEL TOO!
154 PAGES IN PRINT!

The story of the book is true, and chief of the failures in the making of the book is this, that it is not all the truth. The light is not bright enough, the shadow is not black enough to give a true picture of that bit of Western life of which the writer was some small part. The men of the book are still ...
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BLACK ROCK (A CHRISTIAN WESTERN NOVEL)

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Overview

BLACK ROCK IS A TALE OF THE SELKIRKS! TRULY A WESTERN NOVEL! A CHRISTIAN NOVEL TOO!
154 PAGES IN PRINT!

The story of the book is true, and chief of the failures in the making of the book is this, that it is not all the truth. The light is not bright enough, the shadow is not black enough to give a true picture of that bit of Western life of which the writer was some small part. The men of the book are still there in the mines and lumber camps of the mountains, fighting out that eternal fight for manhood, strong, clean, God-conquered. And, when the west winds blow, to the open ear the sounds of battle come, telling the fortunes of the fight.
Because a man's life is all he has, and because the only hope of the brave young West lies in its men, this story is told. It may be that the tragic pity of a broken life may move some to pray, and that that divine power there is in a single brave heart to summon forth hope and courage may move some to fight. If so, the tale is not told in vain.

Rev. Dr. Charles William Gordon, or Ralph Connor was a Canadian novelist, using the Connor pen name while maintaining his status as a Church leader, first in the Presbyterian and later the United churches in Canada. He sold more than five million copies of his works in his lifetime.
Most of Connor's novels center around justice and a theme of morality runs through the book.

The life to which the author takes us, though far off and very strange to our tame minds, is the life of our brothers. Into the Northwest of Canada the young men of Great Britain and Ireland have been pouring sometimes at the rate of 48,000 a year. Our brothers who left home yesterday—our hearts cannot but follow them.

With these pages Ralph Conner enables our eyes and our minds to follow, too; nor do I think there is any one who shall read this book and not find also that his conscience is quickened. There is a warfare appointed unto man upon earth, and its struggles are nowhere more intense, nor the victories of the strong, nor the succors brought to the fallen, more heroic, than on the fields described in this volume.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012616555
  • Publisher: TLC BOOKS
  • Publication date: 1/4/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 620,481
  • File size: 388 KB

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