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Prison Bars to Shining Stars: The True Story of S. T. Mcginnis's Long Walk to Manhood Through Hobo Jungles, Prison Cells, and the Old-Time Religion of The 1930's
     

Prison Bars to Shining Stars: The True Story of S. T. Mcginnis's Long Walk to Manhood Through Hobo Jungles, Prison Cells, and the Old-Time Religion of The 1930's

by Bob Terrell, Rebecca Grant (Illustrator)
 
An exciting story for all readers about a youngster named S.T. McGinnis who began a life of crime at the age of 12 and followed it through hobo jungles of the depression, reform school, the chain gang, and central prison in Raleigh, N.C., to a dramatic turnaround when he met the old-time religion face to face.
-- A preteen boy discovers the world of thievery and

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An exciting story for all readers about a youngster named S.T. McGinnis who began a life of crime at the age of 12 and followed it through hobo jungles of the depression, reform school, the chain gang, and central prison in Raleigh, N.C., to a dramatic turnaround when he met the old-time religion face to face.
-- A preteen boy discovers the world of thievery and decides he likes it.
-- The book portrays a youngster growing up to whom life seemingly has thrown a curve, and he decides to get what is "rightfully" his no matter the cost.
-- A revealing look at life in hobo jungles, reform school, on the chain gang, and in prison in the 1930s.
-- How resistance to the Spirit's calling hardens a man's outlook on life and implants within a desire to take from others.
-- The accomplishments of a remade man who knew firsthand what sin really was.
Attractive four-color cover with photos and illustrations throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566641005
Publisher:
WorldComm
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.30(d)

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