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Prayers for sale
Sandra Dallas
Adult Fiction DALLAS

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In her charming new novel, Dallas (The Persian Pickle Club; Tallgrass; etc.) offers up the unconventional friendship between Hennie Comfort, a natural storyteller entering the twilight of her life, and Nit Spindle, a naOve young newlywed, forged in the isolated mining town of Middle Swan, Colo., in 1936. When the two meet, Hennie recognizes her younger self in Nit, and she's immediately struck with a desire to nurture and guide Nit, who is lonely and adrift in her new hometown and her brand-new marriage. As Hennie regales Nit with stories and advice, the two become inseparable and pass several seasons huddled around their quilting with the other women of Middle Swan. Even though Hennie maintains an air of c'est la vie as she unravels her life story, Nit and the reader soon realize there are tragedies and secrets hidden behind Hennie's tranquil demeanor. This satisfying novel will immediately draw readers into Hennie and Nit's lives, and the unexpected twists will keep them hooked through to the bittersweet denouement. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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main characters Hennie Comfort
Female
Age: 86
Widow
Feels the need to protect and nurture Nit; tells Nit stories and advice.

Nit Spindle
Female
Age: 17
Newlywed
Lonely in her new hometown and marriage; becomes friends with Hennie.



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