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In the Way

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When wealthy Ruth Benedict moves from New York City to a small village, she soon finds that everyone hates her. Everyone, that is, except one man.
Paperback, 214 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Tyndale House Publishers (first published October 1st 1985)
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Jan 30, 2008 Sue rated it liked it
The story of two farmers in the USA whose lives are changed when their lively sister comes to look after them. Quite a nice story, and well-written, but suffers enormously from introspection with far too many character viewpoints and authorial asides (although they were common at the time of writing). They don't just explain what is fairly obvious, they show the author's rather horrendous class and culture biases. Also, the Christian message is over-pushed in my view, along with some legalistic ...more
This was not one of my favorites from Grace Livingston Hill, although I've immensely enjoyed several of her other stories. The writing on this one was just not as elegant, much more clumsy and heavy-handed, than her other books. I think this was one of her earliest ones, so maybe that's why. The characters were not very fleshed out, and the main character, Ruth, was a bit too perfect for my taste. Also, the romance arc was disjointed and not paced very well, with a rushed ending. On a whole, a r ...more
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I love all of Grace Livingston Hill's books. She is an amazing author.
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also wrote under the pseudonym Marcia MacDonald
also published under the name Grace Livingston Hill Lutz

A popular author of her day, she wrote over 100 novels and numerous short stories of religious and Christian fiction. Her characters were most often young female ingénues, frequently strong Christian women or those who become so within the confines of the story.
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