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Missing Isaac

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
When a black field hand disappears, a wealthy white boy he has befriended sets out to find him. But Pete McLean discovers more than he bargained for - including unexpected love and difficult truths about race and class in 1960s Alabama.

There was another South in the 1960s, one far removed from the marches and bombings and turmoil in the streets that were broadcast on the evening news. It was a place of inner turmoil, where ordinary people struggled to right themselves on a social landscape that was dramatically shifting beneath their feet. This is the world of Valerie Fraser Luesse's stunning debut, Missing Isaac.

It is 1965 when black field hand Isaac Reynolds goes missing from the tiny, unassuming town of Glory, Alabama. The townspeople's reactions range from concern to indifference, but one boy will stop at nothing to find out what happened to his unlikely friend. White, wealthy, and fatherless, young Pete McLean has nothing to gain and everything to lose in his relentless search for Isaac. In the process, he will discover much more than he bargained for. Before it's all over, Pete - and the people he loves most - will have to blur the hard lines of race, class, and religion. And what they discover about themselves may change some of them forever.

Genre: General Fiction

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Hardback Editions

March 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Missing Isaac (Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Fiction)
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
ISBN: 1-4328-4826-7 / 978-1-4328-4826-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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January 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
ISBN: 0-8007-3483-1 / 978-0-8007-3483-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Revell
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Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
ISBN: 0-8007-2878-5 / 978-0-8007-2878-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Revell
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Audio Editions

January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Missing Isaac
Author(s): Valerie Fraser Luesse
Publisher: Revell
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU