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Little Faith

(2019)
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In this moving new novel from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church.

Lyle Hovde is at the onset of his golden years, living a mostly content life in rural Wisconsin with his wife, Peg, daughter, Shiloh, and six-year old grandson, Isaac. After a troubled adolescence and subsequent estrangement from her parents, Shiloh has finally come home. But while Lyle is thrilled to have his whole family reunited, he's also uneasy: In Shiloh's absence, she has become deeply involved with an extremist church, and the devout pastor courting her is convinced Isaac has the spiritual ability to heal the sick.

While reckoning with his own faith - or lack thereof - Lyle soon finds himself torn between his unease about the church and his desire to keep his daughter and grandson in his life. But when the church's radical belief system threatens Isaac's safety, Lyle is forced to make a decision from which the family may not recover.

Set over the course of one year and beautifully evoking the change of seasons, Little Faith is a powerful and deeply affecting intergenerational novel about family and community, the ways in which belief is both formed and shaken, and the lengths we go to protect our own.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"A novel as tender and generous as any I've read. It's a three a.m. I gotta get some sleep but can't stop reading sorta book. Heart stoppingly good." - Willy Vlautin


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Hardback Editions

May 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Little Faith (Center Point Large Print)
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 1-64358-177-5 / 978-1-64358-177-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Little Faith: A Novel
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 0-06-246971-1 / 978-0-06-246971-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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Paperback Editions

January 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Little Faith
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 0-571-35111-5 / 978-0-571-35111-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Little Faith: A Novel
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 0-06-246972-X / 978-0-06-246972-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Little Faith
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 0-571-35110-7 / 978-0-571-35110-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Little Faith
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 1-982608-68-4 / 978-1-982608-68-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Little Faith: Library Edition
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 1-982608-67-6 / 978-1-982608-67-5
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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March 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Little Faith
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
ISBN: 1-982608-69-2 / 978-1-982608-69-9
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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March 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Little Faith: A Novel
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
Publisher: HarperAudio
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March 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Little Faith: A Novel
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Kindle Editions

April 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Little Faith
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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March 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Little Faith: A Novel
Author(s): Nickolas Butler
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA