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In God's Name: A Short Story [NOOK Book]

Overview

Akiane is a real-life child prodigy born to tolerant, accepting atheists who allowed and encourage her paintings of heavenly visions. Hana Williams was a beautiful child, one of a quiverfull of children who was “trained up” by conservative Christian parents. She later died at their hands.

“in gods name” imagines what might happen if a child like Akiane was raised in a household like Hana’s.

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In God's Name: A Short Story

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Overview

Akiane is a real-life child prodigy born to tolerant, accepting atheists who allowed and encourage her paintings of heavenly visions. Hana Williams was a beautiful child, one of a quiverfull of children who was “trained up” by conservative Christian parents. She later died at their hands.

“in gods name” imagines what might happen if a child like Akiane was raised in a household like Hana’s.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044287983
  • Publisher: Donna Anastasi
  • Publication date: 1/28/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 400,828
  • File size: 102 KB

Meet the Author

Spin the Plate is Anastasi's debut novel. The 2013 printing of Spin the Plate is a completely revised and expanded novel-length version of her 2010 indie-award winning work: Cross-Genre Fiction, Women’s Literature, Contemporary Romance.

ABOUT SPIN THE PLATE: Jo is a survivor of a bleak and abusive childhood who roams the city streets at night as a powerful vigilante. Francis is a mysterious man she meets on the subway train. In this story, the average-guy hero battles to win the battered heart of the wary, edgy, less-than-perfect heroine. "A fast-paced, edgy, darkly comic tale of resilience, romance, and redemption that breaks over you in waves." - Holly Robinson, author

Anastasi also authored two non-fiction small animal books published by Bowtie press: The Complete Guide to Gerbil Care (2005) a popular how-to book on breeding, raising, and caring for gerbils and The Complete Guide to Chinchilla Care (2008) a chinchilla handbook promoting these exotic and intelligent creatures as companions, not coats.

Donna Anastasi lives in the woods of Southern New, Hampshire with her husband, two teen-aged daughters and an ever-changing menagerie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2013

    If you're cool with hopeless...

    Well written, but it just evoked anger and sadness. If it was written with the sole purpose of abuse awareness, then OK-- job well done. If you're looking for a light hearted pick-me-up, then STAY AWAY. :(

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