McGowan's Call

 Old Woman Creek
by Rob Smith | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0982060920 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingminesaynwing of Huron, Ohio USA on 4/3/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by wingminesaynwing from Huron, Ohio USA on Saturday, April 03, 2021
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Davis McGowan could not have anticipated how his career would isolate him in his private life. After ordination, he finds himself an alien in a world of human need. This fictional account of a young pastor's rise and fall is based on the secret reality faced by the ordinary people who have sensed a "call" to one of the helping professions. Never quite accepted as a local, he navigates the path of conscience through the pitfalls of personal loneliness. McGowan's Call is a collection of short stories and a novella that chronicles Davis' path from the river town of Hatteras, Ohio to the suburbs of Dayton. This work of fiction provides a rare insight to pastoral ministry outside the scandals that regularly make headlines. It is an honest expos� of the real crisis that afflicts those who live in the public eye. Rob Smith is the author of two novels including Night Voices. Ann Joslin of A Sandusky Bay Journal describes Night Voices as "an exciting novel of adventure." In McGowan's Call, this talented writer explores the inner landscape of those who find themselves inserted in the personal crises of others. Rob Smith's short stories have appeared nationally in Writer's Journal and other literary magazines.

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Several In Death novels plus two others; hope you enjoy them all. This is one of the others, and it is a personal favorite of mine. Several short stories wrapped around a suspense novella, all with the same main character.

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