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The Redemption of Elsdon Bird

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Reminiscent of Oscar and Lucinda, this is the story of an imaginative child raised in the intolerant atmosphere of New Zealand's Christian Brethren.
 
Elsdon Bird is an affectionate and imaginative child raised in a family steeped in the religious intolerance of the Christian Brethren sect. When his father is fired from his city workplace for proselytizing and trying to "sav
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Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Peter Owen Publishers
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Not to read unless you are feeling too good about life. A look into a very sad childhood.
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