Redeemed: Stumbling Toward God, Sanity, and the Peace That Passes AllUnderstanding

Redeemed: Stumbling Toward God, Sanity, and the Peace That Passes AllUnderstanding

by Heather King
     
 

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After decades of living on the edge, Heather King settled into sobriety, marriage, and a financially lucrative but unfulfilling career as an upwardly mobile lawyer. As someone who had reached middle age "never believing in much of anything,"she found herself in the last place she thought she'd end up: the Catholic Church. An unforgettable, fervent, darkly funny tale…  See more details below

Overview

After decades of living on the edge, Heather King settled into sobriety, marriage, and a financially lucrative but unfulfilling career as an upwardly mobile lawyer. As someone who had reached middle age "never believing in much of anything,"she found herself in the last place she thought she'd end up: the Catholic Church. An unforgettable, fervent, darkly funny tale of an ongoing, stumbling conversion, Redeemed will appeal to fans of Lauren Winner's Girl Meets God and Anne Lamott's writing. King's refreshing sense of humor, mesmerizing voice, and piercing honesty will touch readers whatever their beliefs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101202869
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/21/2008
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
710,752
File size:
234 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

An attorney turned writer and Catholic convert, Heather King is a commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered and a communicant at St. Basil’s Church in Koreatown, Los Angeles. She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Parched, the story of her struggle with alcoholism. Her writing has appeared in, among other places, The Utne Reader, the Los Angeles Times Magazine, and the Best American Spiritual Writing anthologies. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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