The Resource Jesus boy, Preston L. Allen, (electronic resource)

Jesus boy, Preston L. Allen, (electronic resource)

Label
Jesus boy
Title
Jesus boy
Statement of responsibility
Preston L. Allen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Into an austere community of Christian believers at the Church of Our Blessed Redeemer Who Walked Upon the Waters come the star-crossed African American Romeo and Juliet. In the world of Jesus Boy, Romeo is sixteen-year-old Elwyn Parker, a devout and sincere piano prodigy who learns too late that the saintly girl he has had a crush on all his life is inexplicably pregnant and soon to be wed. Juliet is the beautiful widow, Sister Morrisohn, age forty-two, who, in the pain and confused emotions of her grieving, ends up in Elwyn's arms. Despite the problems posed by their age difference and the strict prohibitions of their strong religious beliefs, Elwyn and Sister Morrisohn's love is true, and as it grows among the ascetics, abstainers, and holy ghost rollers of their church, it exposes with wit, poignancy, and insight the dark secrets and ancient crimes of the pious. In Jesus Boy, Elwyn learns through tragedy and epiphany that the holy are no different from the rest of us
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Allen, Preston L.
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • May-December romances
  • Christian life
  • African Americans
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Jesus boy, Preston L. Allen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855568
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855568
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855568
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855568
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jesus boy, Preston L. Allen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11855568
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11855568
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11855568
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855568
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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