A City Not Forsaken

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Cengage Gale, Jan 1, 1997 - Fiction - 498 pages
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General Fiction Large Print Edition Upon her return to New York from the Ozark Mountains where she had tried to help the mountain folks, Cheney Duvall is ready for lighter duty. She ll go into private practice with Devlin Buchanan, the handsome doctor who had proposed to her, and work with the city s wealthy and elite. But an outbreak of cholera is imminent. The steamship Virginia is on its way back from London where a cholera outbreak has been reported, and it s just a matter of time before the deadly disease begins spreading in New York. Her past work with the underclasses has left a deep mark on Cheney s soul. Can she be content in a world of high society even as the city s poor are facing the horrors of a deadly pestilence?

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Morris has a background in accounting.

Gilbert Morris, May 24, 1929 - Gilbert Morris was born on May 24, 1929 in Forrest City Arkansas. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English in 1958 from Arkansas State University. He went on to earn his Master's in English from ASU as well and eventually earned his Doctorate in English from the University of Arkansas in 1968. After graduating from college, Morris became a pastor for a Baptist Church in Alabama. He resided there from 1955 until 1961, at which point he accepted an appointment as a professor at Ouchita Baptist University. Morris now writes books full time, and all of his stories have a basis in Christian faith. Over the course of his career, Morris has sold millions of copies of his titles. He has been a Gold medallion finalist several times and has received five angel awards, three for the Winslow series and two for the Appomatox Series. He won the National Award for Poetry from Cloverleaf in 1978.

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