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The Preacher's Boy
Terry Pringle
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The Preacher's Boy

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Relates the experiences of a young man growing up in a small Texas town in the shadow of his strict preacher father.
Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 13th 1989 by Ballantine Books (first published March 1st 1988)
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Mar 26, 2012 Mmars rated it really liked it
First, I'd like to say that this was not written as a YA book. School Library Journal gave it a YA rating (if it's truly a YA book SLJ gives it grade levels) Often the protagonist in such rated adult books will be a teen, in this case the 18-year-old son of a Baptist pastor in Texas. The activities and thoughts 18-year-olds partake in may not be considered appropriate for 14-year-olds (who are considered proper to market to by YA publishers.) Such is the case here. For example, there is backroad ...more
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Feb 03, 2014 Sharon Zink rated it it was amazing
I found this book on the Young Adult shelves in our library. It should not have been there. It is definitely a story for adults. It is about conflicts in the life of a preacher's son, including very much conflicts with his father. It is about how the son comes to faith, although not the faith of his father. And it is definitely not a religious book.
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