Icon: A Novel

Icon: A Novel

by Georgia Briggs

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Overview

Icon: A Novel by Georgia Briggs

Forget your old name. Forget your parents. These are the things Euphrosyne's grandparents and counselor tell her. But if Orthodox Christianity is a lie, why did the icon so dramatically save her life? And what can she do to get the icon back? In a post-Christian America, where going to church, praying, or owning holy things means death, a twelve-year-old girl searches for the truth. Finding it may cost her everything.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157479862
Publisher: Ancient Faith Publishing
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 658 KB

About the Author

Georgia Briggs was born and raised by two Anglophiles in Birmingham, Alabama. She now lives in the country with her husband, her two stepdaughters, and their chubby Boston terrier. When she is not writing or working as a librarian, she enjoys baking cookies and singing along with recordings of Russian men’s choirs. Georgia is a member of Saint Symeon Orthodox Church in Birmingham.

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Icon: A Novel 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a good book. A bit predictable. Probably a really good book for a teen which I am not.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the best book I've read in a long time. It left me in tears at summer camp. It really helps you understand how it is in North Korea.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed ICON very much. Reads like an Orthodox version of 1984. Lots of suspense and provides much to think about. Something like this could happen to Orthodoxy!