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Shepherds Abiding (Large Print) (Mitford Years)

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Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind." Except for cooking and gardening and washing his dog, he never learned to savor the work of his hands. And then he finds a derelict nativity scene--twenty figures, including a flock of sheep, that have suffered the indignities of time and neglect.

Could he give the small company new life? Restore the camel's ear, repaint every piece, replace a missing nose on a wise man? "You can't teach an old dog new tricks!" he reminds himself. It's when he imagines the excitement in Cynthia's eyes that he steps up to the plate--and begins a small journey of faith that touches everyone around him.

The eight novel in the bestselling Mitford Years series is a mediation on the best of all presents--the gift of one's heart. Lovingly written and beautifully illustrated, it seeks to restore the true Christmas spirit and give everyone a seat at Mitford's holiday table.

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About the Author

JAN KARON is the author of seven Mitford novels: At Home in Mitford; A Light in the Window; These High, Green Hills; Out to Cannon; A New Song; A Common Life and the most recent, In This Mountain, a #1 New York Times bestseller. Her children's books include Miss Fannie's Hat and Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375728273
Publisher:
Random House Large Print
Subject:
Religious - General
Author:
Karon, Jan
Subject:
Christian - General
Subject:
Romance - General
Subject:
Christianity-Christian Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Large Print:
Y
Series:
Mitford Years
Publication Date:
20040928
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9 x 5.95 x 0.85 in 0.9 lb

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