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Meant to Be: A Novel

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In a novel reminiscent of the work of Maya Angelou and Ntozake Shange, Rita Coburn Whack tells the story of how a young woman’s spiritual awakening leads her to maturity and self-fulfillment.

When Meant to Be opens, thirteen-year-old Patience Jan Campbell is called upon to read and interpret her favorite scripture for the church congregation: “I think this scripture means
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 25th 2008 by One World/Ballantine (first published March 12th 2002)
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Olivia Roberts
Well written book depicting a young woman's journey to find herself, find her voice and evolve into who she is meant to be with help from her parents, extended family, lovers, jobs and the protective watchful spirits of her ancestors. Subdued but good story line.
Shone
Very confusing did not enjoy the story.
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