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Shepherds abiding : with Esther's gift and the Mitford snowmen

Author: Jan Karon; John McDonough
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind." Except for cooking and gardening and washing his dog, he never learned to savor the work of his hands. And then he finds a derelict nativity scene--twenty figures, including a flock of sheep, that have suffered the indignities of time and neglect. Could he give the small company new life? Restore the camel's ear,
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Karon; John McDonough
ISBN: 141755777X 9781417557776
OCLC Number: 57137914
Notes: Tracks every 3 min.
Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed Dec. 2, 2004).
Performer(s): Performed by John McDonough.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (6.25 hr.))
Other Titles: Esther's gift.
Mitford snowmen.
Esther's gift and the Mitford snowmen
Responsibility: by Jan Karon.

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Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind." Except for cooking and gardening and washing his dog, he never learned to savor the work of his hands. And then he finds a derelict nativity scene--twenty figures, including a flock of sheep, that have suffered the indignities of time and neglect. Could he give the small company new life? Restore the camel's ear, repaint every piece, replace a missing nose on a wise man? "You can't teach an old dog new tricks!" he reminds himself. It's when he imagines the excitement in Cynthia's eyes that he steps up to the plate--and begins a small journey of faith that touches everyone around him.

A special treat, continue the holiday cheer with two more trips to Mitford with "The Mitford Snowmen" and "Ester's Gift", along with music by one of Jan Karon's favorite choirs.

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