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What momma left behind [electronic resource] / Cindy K. Sproles.

Sproles, Cindy, (author.). Sullivan, Erica, (narrator.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781094139630 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1094139637 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 20 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2020.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Erica Sullivan.
Summary, etc.:
In the face of overwhelming obstacles, she'll need courage, grit, and a tender heart Worie Dressar is seventeen years old when influenza and typhoid ravage her Appalachian Mountain community in 1877, leaving behind a growing number of orphaned children with no way to care for themselves. Worie's mother has been secretly feeding several of these little ones on Sourwood Mountain. But when tragedy strikes, Worie is left to figure out why and how she was caring for them. Plagued with two good-for-nothing brothers-one greedy and the other a drunkard-Worie must fight to save her home and the children now in her begrudging care. Along the way, she discovers the beauty of unconditional love and the power of forgiveness as she cares for all of Momma's children. "In Sproles' emotionally powerful and timely tale of tested faith during an epidemic, Worie learns how to let go of anger and bitterness. An unforgettable story of healing and giving." "Seldom does a story move me to tears and encourage me to examine my life. Highly recommended."
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Genre: Christian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Summary: In the face of overwhelming obstacles, she'll need courage, grit, and a tender heart Worie Dressar is seventeen years old when influenza and typhoid ravage her Appalachian Mountain community in 1877, leaving behind a growing number of orphaned children with no way to care for themselves. Worie's mother has been secretly feeding several of these little ones on Sourwood Mountain. But when tragedy strikes, Worie is left to figure out why and how she was caring for them. Plagued with two good-for-nothing brothers-one greedy and the other a drunkard-Worie must fight to save her home and the children now in her begrudging care. Along the way, she discovers the beauty of unconditional love and the power of forgiveness as she cares for all of Momma's children. "In Sproles' emotionally powerful and timely tale of tested faith during an epidemic, Worie learns how to let go of anger and bitterness. An unforgettable story of healing and giving." "Seldom does a story move me to tears and encourage me to examine my life. Highly recommended."

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