Billy Goat Hill

Version: Abridged
Author: Mark Stanleigh Morris
Narrator: Kevin King
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Fiction & Literature, Religious Studies
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Published In: April 2005
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours
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Overview

1958. Eisenhower is in the White House, Elvis is in the army, and eight-year-old Wade Parker is thrilled that Duke Snider and the Dodgers have moved west from Brooklyn. Yet all is not well in the Parker household. On the darkest day of his young life, Wade plunges into the midst of an unimaginable crisis. Worse yet, his younger brother witnessed what happened, and he can't keep a secret for a truckload of Abba-Zabbas. With an abundance of brotherly love and the unseen grace of God, the brothers venture alone on dangerous exploits around northeast Los Angeles. A powerfully imaginative coming-of-age story seasoned with hooligan humor, Billy Goat Hill is an inspiring account of a young man's quest for God. Culminating with a startling climax, the reader is embraced by the central theme of forgiveness and salvation that can only come from a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Author Details

Author Details

Morris, Mark Stanleigh

Mark Morris was born in Pasadena, California and spent his childhood in northeast Los Angeles. He also lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay area where he served as a reserve police officer. A corporate executive and business consultant for twenty-five years, he has also worked in Christian broadcasting both in Nevada and Oregon. His passion is writing on the theme of forgiveness. He currently lives in Central Oregon with his wife, Karen, and has three grown children.