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God lives in St. Petersburg and other stories

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Asia, Central -- Fiction.,
    • Asia, Central -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom Bissell.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3602.I78 G63 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307015M
      ISBN 100375422641
      LC Control Number2004052232
      OCLC/WorldCa55665607

      Wilson Follett once wrote to Harper’s Magazine about his daughter, Barbara, who was just three years old but already fascinated by letters and words. The young child would prove to be far more successful than anyone thought. In , Barbara finished her book, now titled The House Without editor father was impressed and sent the manuscript to a publishing house. Oh – one more note concerning Simmons. Post New Tribes Missions, he became the youth pastor at Grace Bible Church in St. Petersburg, FL. He caused a church split when he began his new church – but there was NEVER any mention of people getting saved during his mission work with NTM.


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Sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, but always eerily affecting, these stories show us deeply foreign lands and peoples through our own eyes. Impressive in both range and emotional acuity, God Lives in St. Petersburg is a stunning fictional debut by a “wildly talented” (Outside) young writer/5(8).

Other stories ("The Ambassador's Son," "God Lives in St. Petersburg," "Expensive Trips Nowhere") are less dependent on place. The real action in the story involves the characters. Although the stories unfold in Central Asia, they could (perhaps) just as easily take place in Africa, Mexico, or rural Alabama.

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