The Resource The prayers of Agnes Sparrow, Joyce Magnin, (electronic resource)

The prayers of Agnes Sparrow, Joyce Magnin, (electronic resource)

Label
The prayers of Agnes Sparrow
Title
The prayers of Agnes Sparrow
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Magnin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Prayers of Agnes Sparrow is the story of an unusual woman, Agnes Sparrow. No longer able or willing to leave her home, where she is cared for by her long-suffering sister Griselda, Agnes has committed her life to the one thing she can do-besides eat. Agnes Sparrow prays and when Agnes prays things happen, including major miracles of the cancer, ulcer-healing variety along with various minor miracles not the least of which is the recovery of lost objects and a prize-winning pumpkin. The rural residents of Bright's Pond are so enamored with Agnes they plan to have a sign erected on the interstate that reads, "Welcome to Bright's Pond, Home of Agnes Sparrow." This is something Agnes doesn't want and sends Griselda to fight city hall. Griselda's petitions are shot down and the sign plans press forward until a stranger comes to town looking for his miracle from Agnes. The truth of Agnes's odd motivation comes out when the town reels after the murder of a beloved community member. How could Agnes allow such evil in their midst? Didn't she know? Well, the prayers of Agnes Sparrow have more to do with Agnes than God. Agnes has been praying to atone for a sin committed when she was a child. After some tense days, the townsfolk, Griselda, and Agnes decide they all need to find their way back to the true source of the miracles-God
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Midwest
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Magnin, Joyce
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print Christian fiction
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  • Sisters
  • Overweight persons
  • Miracles
  • Electronic books
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
The prayers of Agnes Sparrow, Joyce Magnin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11645523
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11645523
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11645523
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The prayers of Agnes Sparrow, Joyce Magnin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11645523
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11645523
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11645523
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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