The Settling Place

The Settling Place

by Ann Rauscher Smith Hagler


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E.W. Rauscher, the preeminent merchant of his small hometown of Erin, Tennessee, has always felt a comfortable level of self-confidence. But when his motives are called into question, in the middle of a Sunday morning worship service of all places, E.W. begins to ruminate on the people and events that led him to this particular place and time. What results is the story of a family, the heartbreaks and successes that color their days, and the unavoidable tragedy about to befall them. Based on true events, Ann Rauscher Smith Hagler tells the story of her own family, taking a tragedy and pulling together the scraps it made of so many lives and transforming them into a transcendent family saga, a testament to the power of family and grace.

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ISBN-13: 9780991490707
Publisher: Cordelia Hollis Publishing
Publication date: 10/03/2014
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.13(d)

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"The Settling Place" is an extraordinary writing by a first time author that retells the story of her great grandfather's murder in 1921. The characters as they try to cope with this tragedy are surrounded with townspeople, friends, and fellow church members who are divided amongst themselves. Read this amazing historical novel to discover how this tragedy changes the family and indeed the town forever.