Joshua's Bible by Shelly Leanne audiobook

Joshua's Bible: A Novel

By Shelly Leanne
Read by Dion Graham

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14.83 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781449802615

Shelly Leanne has spent many years in South Africa and Kenya teaching and studying politics and culture. She brings her expertise to Joshua's Bible, a touching tale of faith and courage. African American reverend Joshua Clay welcomes the chance to minister in South Africa. Once there, however, he is caught between others' expectations and his own beliefs. Turning to God, Joshua must gather the strength to search for answers and bring some peace to a grief-stricken land.

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Summary

Summary

Named an ALA Top Book of 2004 by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Shelly Leanne has spent many years in South Africa and Kenya teaching and studying politics and culture. She brings her expertise to Joshua's Bible, a touching tale of faith and courage. African American reverend Joshua Clay welcomes the chance to minister in South Africa. Once there, however, he is caught between others' expectations and his own beliefs. Turning to God, Joshua must gather the strength to search for answers and bring some peace to a grief-stricken land.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A deeply felt novel, splendidly researched.” Booklist (starred review)
“Outstanding! Shelly Leanne painstakingly has crafted an engaging story…making Joshua’s Bible one of the best fiction choices…Highly recommended.” Black Caucus of the American Library Association Newsletter
“Shelly Leanne does an outstanding job of capturing the reader…This book is sure to garner widespread acclaim.” Shades of Romance Magazine
“Not since Alan Paton’s Cry the Beloved Country has there been a more engaging narrative…with broad themes and vivid characterization.” Reverend Nolan Williams, Jr., co-editor of African American Heritage Hymnal
“What a wonderful novel! This is an uplifting story to be cherished by all readers.” William Holinger, author of The Fence-Walker

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Author

Author Bio: Shelly Leanne

Author Bio: Shelly Leanne

Shelly Leanne, a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, the Du Bois Institute Fellowship, and the Carter G. Woodson Fellowship, she has spent time living in South Africa, Trinidad, and England and teaching in rural Kenya. She served as a Harvard University faculty member from 1997-2001, where she taught about human rights and about South Africa.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Religious
Runtime: 14.83
Audience: Adult
Language: English