Too Long A Stranger

Too Long A Stranger

Book - 1994
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A recent widow, Sarah Perry is left with only her daughter. Her resolve helps her survive the frontier, but as her daughter leaves home, will she be able to suffer the distance between them?
Publisher: Minneapolis, [Minn.] : Bethany House, c1994
ISBN: 9781556614576
1556614578
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Oke
Characteristics: 383 p

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DanaIsai
Mar 25, 2015

OMG... I can't have enough of this book, I just wish there was a sequel or something but this book is AmAzing and I can't recommend it enough!! If you were interested to know ;) there IS some romance in it... ;)

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DanaIsai
Mar 25, 2015

DanaIsai thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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DanaIsai
Mar 25, 2015

Okay.. here is a longer summary than the one given above:

The sudden death of her husband had left Sarah Perry and her baby Rebecca alone in their small frontier town. The question from a kind neighbor women, "What do you plan to do?," seemed impossible to answer. All that remained was their home and the freight-hauling business-if sold, it would be at a loss. Sarah was not trained for any job, and she had nowhere to turn.

But Sarah resolved for Rebecca's sake to put her life back together and go on. And to everyone's surprise, Sarah finds a way. But the choices forced upon her by life on the frontier are very hard, especially the question of how to care for Rebecca. The most difficult decision comes when Sarah determines that the best thing for her little daughter's future is to send her away to boarding school.

But the distance that separates them over the years cannot be measured in miles. When the day finally arrives that Rebecca comes home, both mother and daughter find themselves viewing each other from two different worlds. What hope is there of restoring the bond that once was between them?

Only the thinnest strand of the past holds the mother and daughter together...

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DanaIsai
Mar 25, 2015

Other: NOTICE: You should read the rest of the books in the Women of the West series... Have fun! :)

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Mar 25, 2015

"Only the thinnest strand of the past holds the mother and daughter together..."

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