A Flickering Light

A Flickering Light

Large Print - 2009
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A CBA bestselling author and Christy Award-winning author.

This luminous coming-of-age tale deftly exposes the intricate shadows that play across every dream worth pursuing - and the irresistible light that beckons the dreamer on.

Returning to her Midwest roots, Jane Kirkpatrick draws a page from her grandmother's album to capture the interplay between the shadow and light, temptation and faith that marks a woman's pursuit of her dreams. She is a Christy, Wrangler and Willa Award winning author.

Fifteen-year-old Jessie Ann Gaebele loves nothing more than capturing a gorgeous Minnesota landscape when the sunlight casts its most mesmerizing shadows. So when F. J. Bauer hires her in 1907 to assist in his studio and darkroom, her dreams for a career in photography appear to find root in reality.

With the infamous hazards of the explosive powder used for lighting and the toxic darkroom chemicals, photography is considered a man's profession. Yet Jessie shows remarkable talent in both the artistry and business of running a studio. She proves less skillful, however, at managing her growing attraction to the very married Mr. Bauer.

"Exceptionally authentic ... Kirkpatrick deserves a wide audience for this coming-of-age tale that is aching and hopeful." - Publishers Weekly, starred.

"This is a beautifully told story of temptation and God's redeeming grace. Highly recommended for Christian Fiction and historical fiction collections." - Library Journal, starred

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2009.
ISBN: 9781602854550
Branch Call Number: LP F Kirk
Characteristics: 551 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.


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