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A Woman Named Damaris (Women of the West, Book 4) by Janette Oke

By Janette Oke

Will she ever observe the tale at the back of her strange identify? Fifteen-year-old Damaris can now not remain on her family's farm and suffer her father's drunken rages. With assistance from her heartbroken mom, Damaris makes her get away, taking alongside kinfolk treasures: her grandmother's lacy golden brooch and her grandfather's watch. this stuff and her identify are the one legacy she has from her earlier. Her mom as soon as advised her that "Damaris" got here from the Bible and had a different that means. yet turning out to be up with out ever seeing a Bible, Damaris doesn't recognize what that which means is. faraway from domestic and feeling so on my own, she wonders if the Bible may also help her discover who she is and what the long run may perhaps carry for her.

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A Woman Named Damaris (Women of the West, Book 4)

Will she ever realize the tale at the back of her strange identify? Fifteen-year-old Damaris can now not remain on her family's farm and undergo her father's drunken rages. With the aid of her heartbroken mom, Damaris makes her get away, taking alongside relations treasures: her grandmother's lacy golden brooch and her grandfather's watch.

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I ran the half-mile home, where the counterpart in parental vigil awaited me. I carried my shoes up the in­ side stairway to the second floor of the frame two-flat where we lived, and hearing a noise behind the closed door, put them on again. I entered with my shoelaces tinkling. "Hello, Moeke," I said, reaching for my cap, to find the peak still behind. " "Well, Moeke, you're not going to like this. There's a new discussion group that meets in the fieldhouse there, but we discuss current affairs, and God made them too.

I carried my shoes up the in­ side stairway to the second floor of the frame two-flat where we lived, and hearing a noise behind the closed door, put them on again. I entered with my shoelaces tinkling. "Hello, Moeke," I said, reaching for my cap, to find the peak still behind. " "Well, Moeke, you're not going to like this. There's a new discussion group that meets in the fieldhouse there, but we discuss current affairs, and God made them too. It's perfectly all right. " After kissing her good night, I shot into the bathroom, there to find my father scrubbing his teeth with the washrag, as was his wont.

Hello, Moeke," I said, reaching for my cap, to find the peak still behind. " "Well, Moeke, you're not going to like this. There's a new discussion group that meets in the fieldhouse there, but we discuss current affairs, and God made them too. It's perfectly all right. " After kissing her good night, I shot into the bathroom, there to find my father scrubbing his teeth with the washrag, as was his wont. He stood in his long under­ wear, and the spectacle made blaze anew my dream of 33 high life: of standards and of suavity, certainly dedica­ tion to the arts.

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