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David and the Old Man

David and the Old Man

On 6/3 Convivo wrote: David Zemba was a young man with a problem that no one seemed able to help him with. He was misunderstood and ostracized by most of his family, with the exception of his faithful brother, Willliam (Bill). Back in the 1960s, anorexia was a relatively unknown disease. If a person had it, no one knew; they ... Review: David and the Old Man by William Zemba

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3 Stars

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 10/17 Convivo wrote: Scott MacIntyre is a young man with a zest for living and an indomitable spirit. The title of the book is a quote from the bible about how a christian should live and, through the play on words, also refers to the fact that he is legally blind. Although his family acknowledged his blindness, they nevertheless ... Review: By Faith, Not By Sight

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5 Stars

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The Bone House

The Bone House

On 10/2 Convivo wrote: A little while ago I had the pleasure of reading The Skin Map, which is the first book in the Bright Empire series by Stephen Lawhead. You can read my review here.  The Bone House is the second in the three part series. The book opens with an introduction to Douglas Flinders-Petrie and his sidekick, ... The Bone House

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4 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 8/9 Convivo wrote: Ian Morgan Cron has written an intriguing account of his life, chronicling events from early childhood through to a happy family life of his own. He shows how his father's alcoholism affected every aspect of his life, filling him with insecurities which were well hidden beneath a public bravado.Ian honestly ... Jesus, My Father, the CIA and Me

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4 Stars

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The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

The Skin Map (Trade Paper)

On 6/2 Convivo wrote: After a very frustrating morning, culminating in his getting lost, Kit meets Cosimo Livingstone, his great-grandfather. Cosimo tells Kit of a great quest that he wants him to be involved in. Kit is sceptical, but willing to learn more. Cosimo proceeds to tell Kit more about the quest which involves travel ... Stephen Lawhead: The Skin Map

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4 Stars

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