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Spider in a tree : a novel / Susan Stinson.

Book Book ([2013])
Description: iv, 305 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher: Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, [2013]
3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 0 copies available at Gloucester.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9781618730695 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 161873069X (pbk.)
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary: "In his famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards compared a person dangling a spider over a hearth to God holding a sinner over the fires of hell. Here, spiders and insects preach back. No voice drowns out all others: Leah, a young West African woman enslaved in the Edwards household; Edwards's young cousins Joseph and Elisha, whose father kills himself in fear for his soul; and Sarah, Edwards' wife, who is visited by ecstasy. Ordinary grace, human failings, and extraordinary convictions combine in unexpected ways to animate this New England tale"-- Provided by publisher.

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Stinson, Susan. "Spider in a tree : a novel." Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, 2013.

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