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And This Too Shall Passby E Lynn Harris
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A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four lives are about to intersect in romance and scandal. At the heart of the novel is the celibate Zurich, a rookiequarterback for the Chicago Cougars whose trajectory for superstardom is interrupted by a sexual assault charge by Mia, a sportscaster with her own sights on fame. With his career in jeopardy, Zurich hires Tamela, a high-powered attorney, to defend him, while Sean, a gay sportswriter, covers the story and uncovers his heart.All of these characters face the challenge of keeping the faith--in themselves and in God--while Harris's heartfelt storytelling reveals how the love of family can help one to face the terrible legacy of long-held secrets. Throughout these characters' search for self-knowledge, Harris weaves the stories of MamaCee, Zurich's grandmother, whose lessons of faith teach one and all that "this too shall pass."Breaking new ground in contemporary fiction, And This Too Shall Pass entertains and affirms with its stirring message about the healing power of family and faith.
Harris's fresh, vibrant, and romantic tales of contemporary African Americans have resonated for a broad range of readers. "And This Too Shall Pass" tells the story of Zurich, a rookie quarterback for the Chicago Cougars, whose trajectory for superstardom is interrupted by a sexual assault charge leveled by Mia, a sportscaster who has also set her sights on fame.
The third bestselling novel by the acclaimed author.
"A breakout bestseller that features a sizzling mix of fast-paced storytelling, topical subject matter, and lyrical sexuality". — Dallas Morning News
"Harris has a terrific ear for dialogue, and offers a moving story filled with warmth and believable, real-life situations". — USA Today
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