And This Too Shall Pass: A Novel, Harris, E. Lynn

And This Too Shall Pass: A Novel

Authors: Harris, E. Lynn
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC011000, FIC049060, FIC049000
ISBN: 9780307831743, Related ISBNs: 0307831744, 038548030X, 0385480318, 0553476831, 9780307831743
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 368
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A stellar quarterback, an ambitious sportscaster. What happens when rising stars collide?In And This Too Shall Pass, Harris takes us into the locker rooms and newsrooms of Chicago, where four lives are about to intersect in romance and scandal. At the heart of the novel is the celibate Zurich, a rookiequarterback for the Chicago Cougars whose trajectory for superstardom is interrupted by a sexual assault charge by Mia, a sportscaster with her own sights on fame. With his career in jeopardy, Zurich hires Tamela, a high-powered attorney, to defend him, while Sean, a gay sportswriter, covers the story and uncovers his heart.All of these characters face the challenge of keeping the faith--in themselves and in God--while Harris's heartfelt storytelling reveals how the love of family can help one to face the terrible legacy of long-held secrets. Throughout these characters' search for self-knowledge, Harris weaves the stories of MamaCee, Zurich's grandmother, whose lessons of faith teach one and all that "this too shall pass."Breaking new ground in contemporary fiction, And This Too Shall Pass entertains and affirms with its stirring message about the healing power of family and faith.

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