What the Willows Know

What the Willows Know

by Claude Douglas Bryan
     
 

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A septic tank collapses and human remains are discovered. Adrian Stockwood receives word that Ora Mae, the dying African-American who raised him, is accused of murder. Leaving his comfortable life at the university and returning to his rural hometown, he encounters the hurts, frustrations, regrets, and secrets that surrounded his exile from that life. Battling these

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A septic tank collapses and human remains are discovered. Adrian Stockwood receives word that Ora Mae, the dying African-American who raised him, is accused of murder. Leaving his comfortable life at the university and returning to his rural hometown, he encounters the hurts, frustrations, regrets, and secrets that surrounded his exile from that life. Battling these internal demons and opposing eternal forces, Adrian struggles for truth and peace both for himself and Ora Mae. Time is running out.

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Back cover - Phyllis Tickle
Willows is both a beautiful and an absolutely engrossing novel of human affection. I was totally absorbed from its opening sentences to the concluding ones on its very last page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781938514449
Publisher:
Nurturing Faith Inc.
Publication date:
04/17/2014
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Meet the Author

Claude Douglas Bryan was born in Greenwood, South Carolina. His undergraduate and graduate degrees were received from Furman University, Howard Payne University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Over the past thirty years he has served in higher education as a teacher and administrator. Dr. Bryan also has international teaching and mission experience in the Cayman Islands, Lithuania, Hong Kong, Romania, India, and Nigeria. His creative writing endeavors include hymn writing and playwriting. Currently, Dr. Bryan is a professor and Associate Provost for Academic Development at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina.

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