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The Things I Know Best (Paperback)
The townsfolk in Pleasant Cross, North Carolina, carry a healthy suspicion of the three generations of Ivy women. Each Ivy woman has been blessed with the gift of Knowing, but it's eighteen-year-old Tessa and her unique powers that cause folks to raise their eyebrows. When Rev. Renfrow and his son, Sterling, roll into town with their Airstream trailer and special brand of faith, things will never be the same, as a tragic secret is uncovered and the Ivy women learn the true meaning of kinship and hope.
About the Author
Lynne Hinton is the New York Times bestselling author of Friendship Cake and Pie Town . A native of North Carolina, she received her undergraduate degree from the U.N.C. at Greensboro and her Masters of Divinity degree from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California. She also studied at Wake Forest University and the NC School of the Arts, School of Filmmaking. She has served as a chaplain with hospice and as the pastor of Mount Hope United Church of Christ and First Congregational United Church of Christ, both in North Carolina. Lynne is a regular columnist with The Charlotte Observer . She lives with her husband, Bob Branard, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“A lovely book.”
-Malachy McCourt, author of Singing My Him Song
“Hinton is a wise and elegant storyteller...a book to be savored and treasured.
-Robert Inman, author of Dairy Queen Days
“A wise and deeply moving story .The language of this novel soars and lifts one’s spirit with it.”
-Joan Medlicott, author of The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love and The Gardens of Covington