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The Cure: A Novella

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Hannah Sinclaire, the teenage daughter of a fiercely conservative Southern preacher, contracts AIDS. Hannah’s fall and illness marks her as the embodiment of what her father and his rising social organization, People for a Better America, are fighting against. Rejected and damned with no hope of a cure, Hannah is put away in a hospice for HIV and AIDS patients. But it is ...more
Paperback, 142 pages
Published September 24th 2014 by Wipf and Stock Publishers (first published October 30th 2012)
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Dec 01, 2014 Deborah rated it it was amazing
The Cure is a story that many women growing up in conservative Christian homes will be able to identify with. Hannah, in a very realistic manner, responds negatively to the pressures of her society (her father) to be perfect. This easily translates to the human need and desire to be perfect but utterly unable to be so without the grace of Jesus. I think this is a timely message for our puritan America where we have put our focus on our own achievements instead of what Christ achieved on the ...more
Nov 20, 2012 Kathie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's easy to become invested in Hannah in this short read. She experienced the worst kind of wounding possible, inflicted by those whom she believed to be good. Hannah's touching story in The Cure resonate with those who have experienced such hurts, dashed hopes and disappointment, only to find that faith without substance is just an empty shell. Hannah's journey is similar to the path that many take, and the "cure" is, so often, different than what is expected.

Because it’s a short novella, the
Nov 23, 2014 Alison rated it it was amazing
I received a free copy. I could not put this book down and read it in a few hours. First half was hard to read because of the legalism, lack of true love in the family, and expectations of "looking good" to others. Where was redemption. Second half, I cried through. Such a bittersweet ending. This book is powerful for all those who have been taught about God but do not yet know Him and understand His unconditional love. And, it's also for those of us who have known His love and mercy, but need ...more
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