By Cathy LaGrow
Now with a brand new afterword! A 5 star–reviewed, unforgettable tale that bestselling writer Homer Hickam calls “one of the main eloquent, relocating, impossible to resist precise tales” he’s ever learn. The Waiting will contact your center and make you think in love’s enduring legacy, in addition to the facility of prayer.
In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was once on a picnic within the woods whilst she used to be assaulted and raped. And without notice this blameless farm girl―who nonetheless suggestion the stork introduced babies―was pregnant. the tale that follows has been virtually 100 years within the making. After a life of separation, Minka whispered an very unlikely prayer for the 1st time: Lord, I’d wish to see Betty Jane ahead of I die. What occurred subsequent used to be a miracle. Written by way of Cathy LaGrow (Minka’s granddaughter), The Waiting brings 3 generations of this most original kin jointly over the process a century in a narrative of religion that triumphs, forgiveness that units us unfastened, and love that by no means forgets. (As noticeable on The this present day Show.)