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Saving Sailor: A Novel [Paperback]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   223
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.48" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.55"
Weight:   0.57 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   May 1, 2007
Publisher   David C. Cook
ISBN  1589190912  
EAN  9781589190917  

Availability  81 units.
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Item Description...
When A.J. finds a soul-mate who shares her same burning desire to know the God who holds the stars in the heavens, she realizes that few people her age think as deeply as she and Danny. However the depth of their newfound faith and friendship is soon tested when Danny's father betrays his wife, Stella. Set in a simpler time, Saving Sailor is a heartwarming tale of how hearts can change and relationships can be restored with God's help.

Publishers Description

The year is 1968. After spending the first half of summer vacation driving her Italian family crazy with her fake southern accent, 10-year old A.J. finds a soul mate on the other side of the island to divert her attention.

She is intrigued to learn that Danny shares her same burning desire to know God and realizes that few people her age think as deeply as the two of them do.

However, the depth of their newfound faith and friendship is soon tested when Danny's father betrays his wife.

Set in a simpler time, "Saving Sailor" is a heartwarming tale of how hearts can change and relationships can be restored with God's help.

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Renee Riva has been writing humorous stories since she won a writing contest in second grade. Her two previous titles Izzy the Lizzy and Guido's Gondola both published by WaterBrook Press in May of 2005 and met with instant success over 4000 sold in four months.Riva is a former greeting card verse writer as well as a speaker for women's groups and aspiring writers. She and her husband reside in Richland, Washington, with their three daughters.


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Reviews - What do our customers think?
A funny, sweet, coming-of-age story.  Oct 13, 2008
Saving Sailor by Renée Riva takes the reader to Indian Lake, Idaho 1968 where A.J. Degulio and her family spend every summer. A.J. loves hanging out in the canoe with Sailor, her dog, and drifting. She torments her family by speaking in a Southern accent, even though she's Italian.

Another family is spending the summer at the lake and A.J. meets her soul mate, Danny Morgan, who shares her love of star-gazing and God. But Danny's family is falling apart. His father's had an affair and Danny just knows his mom will forgive him again. A tragedy causes everyone to look at how precious life is and consider that God can change even the hardest hearts when forgiveness is offered.

Saving Sailor is a wonderful story about a girl just loving life. A.J. is funny and smart and I enjoyed her hysterical moments in catechism classes and her mother's impersonating Sophia Lauren and giving autographs to the public. What a funny, sweet, and heartwarming story.

Highly recommended.
Enchanting - We Need More Books Like This One...  Jul 2, 2008
This is the most enjoyable, happy, comforting novel I've read since I was young. A far cry from most books written today that are either about dysfunctional relationships, shallow mean-spirited friendships, or just general self-absorption. The characters are well developed and the humor is lovely. I adored the mom, Sophia, whose positive outlook is a real treat. I plan on having my 11 year-old read it as well. I hope there are many more stories coming from Ms. Riva...
Thanks, Renee!  Aug 5, 2007
Delightful. Poignant. God bless the day a stranger stopped by our "summer palace" as she called it, and left a copy of her book as a thank you! Thank YOU Renee! I'll be passing this book along to my loved ones!
Sweet Sailor  Jun 4, 2007
I loved this book. It was cleverly written with humor and lots of heart. I loved AJ and the story took me back to my own sweet childhood summers. It is a must read for those who love summer, driftin' on a lake and sharing all that is good in the world with your dog and crazy family.
Great Summer Read!  May 23, 2007
You will laugh, you will cry. This well written book will draw you in and leaving you wanting more. The main character, A.J. will add sunshine to your summer. Riva's wonderful sense of humor will have you rolling.

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