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Ben Dreyer is raised in small town rural South Africa. Although a believer, he is as eager to escape institutional religion as he is to escape the small town syndrome after graduating from school, and to disappear into the anonymity of the big city. Finally he gains the freedom to explore and pursue the intellectual questions of life without restraint.
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After marrying a divorcee, he gets drawn back to church together with his wife. It is only when the church decrees that they may no longer live together because of his wife's prior marriage, that Ben truly faces up to and examines the real questions that most believers never get around to.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   religious issues Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Religion theme?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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