Award-winning author M. E. Kerr challenges stereotypes in this story about a fifteen-year-old grappling with his older sisteras sexuality Parr Burrman lives with his parents and his older brother and sister on a farm in Missouri. Theyare a typical Midwestern familyaexcept for one thing. Parras father thinks Evieas going to marry Cord Whittle, whoas had a crush on her forever, and settle down in their hometown to help out with the farm. Instead, she falls in love with Patsy Duff, the gorgeous, privileged daughter of the banker who holds the mortgage on the Burrmansa property. When rumors start flying about Evie and Patsy, Parr has to contend with the derision of his classmates . . . and when he falls for a girl from a fundamentalist family who fears homosexuality like Godas wrath, he must face his own conflicted emotions. Soon, Parras parentsaand the whole townawill know the truth about Evie. But itas Parr who has to deal with the burden of shame when his own behavior leads to a shattering betrayal . . . and a secret heall carry to the grave. Written with grace, humor, and love, and featuring sympathetic characters you wonat soon forget, Deliver Us from Evie is a compassionate, vividly evocative novel by a master storyteller. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of M. E. Kerr including rare images from the authoras collection.Sunday morning she wore it to church. ... Bud and Mr. Kidder hadalong conversation about the book Bud had got him for Christmas, The Foremost Mobile Home FixIt Guide, until Angel said that I probably didna#39;t want to hear anything aboutanbsp;...
|Title||:||Deliver Us from Evie|
|Author||:||M. E. Kerr|
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2013-12-17|