qGod lives in my hometown.q History associates four ancient world capitals as having qseven hills:q Byzantium, Babylon, Jerusalem, and Rome. On seven hills four hours south of Washington, D.C., sits Lynchburg, Virginia, a town built on a river and put together with good intentions. Over one-hundred churches in fifty square miles. Brooks White lives in these hills; too old to be a teenager, too young to be an adult. Every day he strives to be what the people around him become so easily; happy with themselves and joyful in their faith. He is surrounded by the normalcy of a town full of people waiting to die. Brought home by the suicide of his childhood friend, Brooks is comforted by a white haired girl who seems to show up as his loved ones pass away. Their story is the pain, agony, Japanese wrestling, and grilled cheese that comes with living.possible that I will be rewarded with something, anything, to make the rest of my life happy. The yard is empty. The street is empty. The house is empty, and I am all alone. There is an origami swan sitting on the welcome mat. Last nighta#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||Seven Hill City|
|Author||:||B Thompson Stroud|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2003-05-01|