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Straining Forward: Minh Phuong Towner's Story

Michelle Rahal

Straining Forward: Minh Phuong Towner's Story

Michelle Rahal

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In the early morning hours of January 31, 1968, New Year fireworks gave way to gunfire and bombs. Eleven-year-old Minh watched in horror as her father and two siblings were gunned down by the Vietcong in their backyard. Though she escaped the bullets that night, prison, torture, and rape would follow. The tragedy of her childhood would haunt Minh for the rest of her life and lead her to question God's very existence. Why had He turned His back? What had she done to deserve such punishment? Was she beyond redemption? Minh's dramatic story of escape from war-torn Vietnam, as well as dangerous and unhealthy relationships throughout her life, is told with raw sincerity. Straining Forward is a riveting, spiritual journey of hope and healing that reminds readers that we are all more than victims of circumstance and that even in the loneliest and most desolate moments, we are never truly alone.



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In the early morning hours of January 31, 1968, New Year fireworks gave way to gunfire and bombs. Eleven-year-old Minh watched in horror as her father and two siblings were gunned down by the Vietcong in their backyard. Though she escaped the bullets that night, prison, torture, and rape would follow. The tragedy of her childhood would haunt Minh for the rest of her life and lead her to question God's very existence. Why had He turned His back? What had she done to deserve such punishment? Was she beyond redemption? Minh's dramatic story of escape from war-torn Vietnam, as well as dangerous and unhealthy relationships throughout her life, is told with raw sincerity. Straining Forward is a riveting, spiritual journey of hope and healing that reminds readers that we are all more than victims of circumstance and that even in the loneliest and most desolate moments, we are never truly alone.


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  • Catalogue Code 520951
  • Product Code 9781545631638
  • ISBN 1545631638
  • EAN 9781545631638
  • Pages 374
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Xulon Press
  • Publication Date Apr 2018
  • Dimensions 229 x 152 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.549kg

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