By Amanda Barber
in a small university city in Pennsylvania...”
Spanning the calamitous turmoil of an international conflict and the lethal influenza plague of 1918, The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse is a spellbinding portrait of a tender girl’s fight opposed to the travails of contemporary loss and faithlessness.
Born to privilege and wealth, Elizabeth Millhouse is the single baby of a demanding and loveless courting. Sequestered to a boarding tuition at a young age, Elizabeth is ordered to stick in class even during the vacations. while she is eventually allowed domestic for the 1st time, it is just to go to a newly affectionate father on his loss of life mattress.
After prayers for her father’s restoration are denied, she rejects God and determines to dwell her lifestyles regardless of Him. Left on my own with a chilly and far away mom, Elizabeth seeks to forge her personal direction, looking for permanence and love in a global the place conditions shift like quicksand underneath her ft.
Personal loss and the revelation of her personal heritage construct to a surprising understanding—in ultimate herself to God, she has denied herself the very love she craves.
Amanda Barber is the writer of diverse tales and essays. Her curiosity in writing begun at age 11, after pulling a magazine out of her Christmas stocking. From journaling, she branched out into tales and novelettes. She for the reason that built a kind of tales into the radical, The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse. Amanda is before everything a Christian, and it really is her wish to offer alluring fiction that entertains whereas it encourages different Christians to maintain just about God.
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The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse by Amanda Barber