The Resource On shifting sand : a novel, Allison Pittman, (electronic resource)

On shifting sand : a novel, Allison Pittman, (electronic resource)

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On shifting sand : a novel
Title
On shifting sand
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Allison Pittman
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Language
eng
Summary
Long before anyone would christen it "The Dust Bowl," Nola Merrill senses the destruction. She's been drying up bit by bit since the day her mother died, leaving her to be raised by a father who withholds his affection the way God keeps a grip on the Oklahoma rain. A hasty marriage to Russ, a young preacher, didn't bring the escape she desired. Now, twelve years later with two children to raise, new seeds of dissatisfaction take root. When Jim, a mysterious drifter and long-lost friend from her husband's past, takes refuge in their home, Nola slowly springs to life under his attentions until a single, reckless encounter brings her to commit the ultimate betrayal of her marriage. For months Nola withers in the wake of the sin she so desperately tries to bury. Guilt and shame consume her physically and spiritually, until an opportunity arises that will bring the family far from the drought and dust of Oklahoma. Or so she thinks. As the storms follow, she is consumed with the burden of her sin and confesses all, hoping to find Russ's love strong enough to stand the test
Summary
Twelve years after marrying preacher Russ Merrill to escape her hard family life, Nola, who now has two children in her unfulfilling marriage, worries about her husband's reaction after she sleeps with an old friend of his
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10401393
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pittman, Allison
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love stories
Target audience
adult
Label
On shifting sand : a novel, Allison Pittman, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11282712
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781496403896
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11282712
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
On shifting sand : a novel, Allison Pittman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11282712
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781496403896
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11282712
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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