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Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone

By Charles Martin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.87 Stars

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On 1/3 DEB wrote: Cooper O'Conner is the son of a widowed traveling revival preacher/gospel musician. His father is a kind and loving, yet larger-than-life figure who does his best to teach Cooper to develop and use his God-given musical talents to reach and left others. At the age of 18, Cooper rejects his father's love ... Long Way Gone - Book Review

DEB's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/27 Brittany at the Books and Biscuits Blog wrote: Charles Martin’s most recent novel, Long Way Gone, follows the life of musician and songwriter Cooper O’Connor. During Conner’s youth, his father served as an itinerant preacher at tent revivals throughout the American West. Conner’s musical passion and abilities grew as an aspect of his faith, ... Long Way Gone – Charles Martin (4.5-5 Stars)

Brittany at the Books and Biscuits Blog's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/18 lovemykidz316 wrote: Long Way Gone is the first book I have read by Charles Martin.  I really don't read a lot of books by male authors.  It's nothing personal, I just usually connect better with books written by female authors.  This book, however, was completely different.  Wow!  That's the word ... Long Way Gone - A Book Review

lovemykidz316's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/9 Lisa Johnson wrote: Title:  Long Way GoneAuthor:  Charles MartinPages:  320Year:  2016Publisher:  Thomas NelsonMy rating is 5 out of 5 stars.Charles Martin has written a novel that moves the heart very deeply and engages the mind in wondering where he is taking readers.  The novel also moves ... Long Way Gone

Lisa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/5 Bookwomanjoan wrote: Martin has given us an engaging novel about music, how some are gifted and how that gift is to be used.He has woven the meaning of music into a plot involving the story of Cooper. He has the gift. Son of a tent preacher, he left when he was eighteen to make his name in Nashville. He experiences disappointments ... Long Way Gone by Charles Martin

Bookwomanjoan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/29 Robin Prater wrote: A Charles Martin novel is like poetry for the soul. There is simple beauty in his words. Words that touch the spirit in a way that makes a sentence linger. That's a novel that is lasting. One that leaves behind a story to ponder in your heart. A prodigal child story. Not just of a son coming home, but ... Long Way Gone

Robin's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/28 Melissa Finnegan wrote: What a beautifully written book. If you haven’t read anything by Charles Martin you really need to. His books take you to a depth rarely found in books. There is a spiritual tone to everything. I loved this retelling of the prodigal son. The book actually starts after Cooper is older and we catch up ... Long Way Gone

Melissa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/26 Nadine Keels wrote: So many thoughts I’m having. It’s quite heavy and intricately woven, this contemporary prodigal son story: Long Way Gone by author Charles Martin. I was in for a surprise when I received this book. While I’d seen the wooded path and the man in the distance on the book cover, I didn’t notice ... Long Way Gone by Charles Martin

Nadine's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/19 Rita Barriga wrote: If I were asked to sum up a book in one word I would say great but after reading the latest book to cozy itself in my hands I draw a blank. I actually do not think there is one word that could rightfully state all that Long Way Gone by Charles Martin is and so I just will not give it one word. I will ... Brave and Passionate

Rita Barriga's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/15 Mocha with Linda wrote: Long Way GoneCharles Martin(Harper Collins/Thomas Nelson)ISBN: 978-0718084714 October 2016/320 pages/$25.00/$12.99 Hardcover/ebook“No matter where you go, no matter whether you succeed or fail, stand or fall, no gone is too far gone. You can always come home.”Cooper O’Connor was a long way from ... Long Way Gone

Mocha with Linda's Rating:

5 Stars