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Two Hearts, One God.? Should Anything Else Matter?

Zora Nella Hampton Johnson knows exactly where she comes from—and her daddy won't let her forget. Of course for that privilege he keeps her in Prada and Kate Spade, Coach and YSL. He chooses her boyfriend, her car, her address, and ignores her love of painting, art, and the old ways of her grandaddy's soulful AME church—where the hymns pleaded, cajoled, and raised the roof. Her daddy may be a preacher, but some-where among the thousands of church members, the on-site coffee house, and the JumboTron, Zora lost God. And she wants Him back.

Nicky Parker, a recent graduate of Berkeley and reformed playboy, also suffers the trials of being a preacher's kid, and he can't remember the last time he saw eye-to-eye with his white, racist, Southern Baptist father. What he does remember—and it will be forever burned in his brain despite myriad prayers to Jesus—is the way Zora looked the first time he saw her. Like Nefertiti. Only better. When they meet at a bible study far from their respective home churches, the first churlish, sarcastic sparks that fly sizzle with defensiveness. But God has a special way of feeding the flames and though of different flocks, these two lost sheep will find Him and much, much more.

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Fiction & Literature
April 1
David C. Cook
David C Cook

Customer Reviews

Mrssamanthalee ,

Compelling, Potentially Life-Changing and just plain funny

The candor in her descriptions and personal feelings describing the subtle but frequent racism all around Zora (and reverse racism coming FROM her) was EYE-OPENING for me! I was faced with some serious questions about my own attitudes and tendencies. And all of that was just ONE of the compelling things about this novel! It's hilarious, and heart-tugging, artsy and poetic and masterfully written! And did I mention, it's funny?

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