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Hillcrest Journal

John Schreiber

Published
ISBN : 9781401069209
Paperback
188 pages
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This is stupid. With those angry words, Hillcrest Journal begins, anostalgic, thought-provoking, and bittersweet tale of love, self-discovery, andcommitment in small town 1980s America. This is the first novel in the IronwoodCounty Chronicles,MoreThis is stupid. With those angry words, Hillcrest Journal begins, anostalgic, thought-provoking, and bittersweet tale of love, self-discovery, andcommitment in small town 1980s America. This is the first novel in the IronwoodCounty Chronicles, a loosely-linked trilogy focusing on Christians in conflictwith the world, with those they love, and with themselves.Chad Wilson, starting his senior year of high school, is forced to move from his family farm to Hillcrest, a small town in Ironwood County, Minnesota. The troubled senior seeks to discover his true values in 1984 America: social, sexual, and moral. He questions everything around him as he is torn between his desires, his fears, and his convictions.His journal entries, awkward at first, become a moving account of a young man s search for meaning. His journey leads to bitterness, confusion, temptation, and, ultimately, forgiveness. Throughout his struggle, his one enduring value is his utmost honesty with himself and with his journal.About theAuthorDuring his yearsas an English teacher and theater director in southeastern Minnesota, JohnSchreiber has written for numerous publications, both in the United States andin Canada, from Focus on the Family to Dreams and Visions.