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The Mountaintop Ruth E. Rodgers

The Mountaintop

Ruth E. Rodgers

Published August 20th 2010
ISBN : 9781453560631
Hardcover
258 pages
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The Mountaintop is a riveting family saga of survival and overcominghardship through grit and determination- a relentless 100-year odyssey offour generations of struggle and hope. Written as an historical document andancestral biography, the storyMoreThe Mountaintop is a riveting family saga of survival and overcominghardship through grit and determination- a relentless 100-year odyssey offour generations of struggle and hope. Written as an historical document andancestral biography, the story is unique, intriguing and shocking – keeping thereader wanting to know more. The author does a fi ne job interweaving historicalfacts, chronologically detailing the account of her own and her family’s life.Timeliness of political and social events are conveyed throughout her entirenarrative, giving the reader relatable references to the times and attitudes ofthat era, such as the Roaring Twenties, the Depression, the Great Wars andother world events. The relationship to the epiphany she had about her life inan abusive childhood after her father’s death and later marriage, lends aptly tothe title of this work. The hardships she endured were necessary encounters inorder to build up to the spiritual awakening she underwent, and speaks to thedetermined ability she has as a woman, a person of faith, her values and herinner strength. This story will capture your attention, and inspires the reader tonever give up hope.(Review by 1776 Productions)