Calling

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On a bus outside Vegas, a washed-up gambler meets a strange preacher

As the bus rolls away from the Las Vegas strip, Timber Goodman screws his eyes shut and tries to keep his stomach from lurching. He came to Vegas in hopes of jump-starting his fading broadcasting career, but he leaves hung over and dead broke. Beside him sits a preacher in cowboy boots, whose only luggage is a Bible, a bottle of bourbon, and a razor-sharp bowie knife. This is Ezekiel Blizzard Jr., a disgraced man of God who’s got a tale to tell—and doesn’t care if Timber’s listening. As Zeke’s story winds on, Timber finds himself enraptured.
 
In this sweeping novel of the American South, Joe Samuel Starnes explores the gritty side of faith and shows that all it takes to save a wandering man is another lost soul.
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About the author

Joe Samuel Starnes is an American writer. His work has appeared in various publications including the New York Times and the Washington Post. Starnes published his first book, Calling, in 2005. He received a fellowship to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference in 2006 and has taught writing courses at Rowan University, Widener University, and Saint Joseph’s University. 
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Open Road Media
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Published on
Jul 8, 2014
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781453220856
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Religious
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