Wm B. Eerdmans
2140 Oak Industrial Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
9780802865434, $15.00, www.eerdmans.com
Through the worst infancy, he emerged alive, and that's all they could ask for. "Receiving David: The Gift of a Son Who Taught Us How To Live and Love" is a memoir of Faye Knol and family as they face down adversity, giving birth to their son David who wasn't suppose to live. Even with disability, they state the joy they have experienced and the lessons that have been learned. "Receiving David"" is a fascinating read and is very highly recommended.
The Crooked Cross
After the fall of Germany in World War II, many people found themselves displaced. "The Crooked Cross" tells the story of Helga Tucque, and her fate surrounding Germany's fall and the arrival of the Russian army. Telling the story of what Germans faced as their country was split and the cruelty of the Russians, "The Crooked Cross" provides some insight that is rarely heard of.