About the Book
New edition of Catherine Marshall's inspirational classic!
The train taking nineteen-year-old teacher Christy Huddleston from her home in Asheville, North Carolina, might as well be transporting her to another world. The Smoky Mountain community of Cutter Gap feels suspended in time, trapped by poverty, superstitions, and century-old traditions.
But as Christy struggles to find acceptance in her new home, some see her - and her one-room school - as a threat to their way of life. Her faith is challenged and her heart is torn between two strong men with conflicting views about how to care for the families of the Cove.
Yearning to make a difference, will Christy's determination and devotion be enough?
Learn more about the 50th anniversary of Christy plus download a free map of Cutter Gap by visiting www.christybook.com. Readers can also keep up with news on future Evergreen Farm releases via Facebook and Twitter.
About the Author
Catherine Marshall (1914-1983), The New York Times best-selling author of 30 books, is best known for her novel Christy. Based on the life of her mother, Christy captured the hearts of millions and became a popular CBS television series. Around the kitchen table at Evergreen Farm, as her mother reminisced, Catherine probed for details and insights into the rugged lives of these Appalachian highlanders. Catherine shared the story of her husband, Dr. Peter Marshall, Chaplain of the United States Senate, in A Man Called Peter. A decade after Dr. Marshall's untimely death, Catherine married Leonard LeSourd, Executive Editor of Guideposts, forging a dynamic writer-editor partnership. A beloved inspirational writer and speaker, Catherine's enduring career spanned four decades and reached over 30 million readers.
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Christy by Catherine Marshall is a timeless classic for the ages. This Smoky Mountain backcountry story in the little community of Cutter Gap is a sweet and inspiring story that teaches readers about the true struggles of those living in the high mountains and of the hope one woman could bring to them. It is of the struggles of Christy trying to make a difference and come to terms with the situation and differences of the people she comes to call her beloved friends. Christy is a determined and devoted woman and with patience she begins to help these struggling people. With a story and characters that will pull them in and steal their hearts, this is one that booklovers will want to read over and over.
Genre: Historical, Romance, Christian, Classic
Publication date: October 2, 2017
Number of pages: 512
A review copy of this book was provided by LitFuse. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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