An award-winning novel of connected vignettes about Foy a minister who leaves his church when his childhood beliefs no longer serve him in his search for authenticity. Set in Texas, these glimpses into Foy's life will sadden and delight you. Atkinson captures the human spirit in this unique character.
amos and carrie suffer greatly as their friends and neighbors in this little new england town turn against them for doing what they think is right. they find themselves pitted against a pharmaceutical company for carrie's violent actions and even against parishioners who turn against pastor amos for his preaching. murder and community ostracism must be overcome; good must prevail, but can it?