Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace A Novel of Amazing Grace, Jody Hedlund
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Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing Grace

Author: Jody Hedlund

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld

Unabridged: 10 hr 49 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 09/20/2016

Genre: Fiction - Biographical

Synopsis

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found Now remembered as the author of the worlds most famous hymn, in the mid-eighteenth century as England and France stand on the brink of war, John Newton is a young sailor wandering aimlessly through life. His only duty is to report to his ship and avoid disgracing his fatheruntil the night he hears Polly Catletts enchanting voice, caroling. Hes immediately smitten and determined to win her affection. An intense connection quickly forms between the two, but Johns reckless spirit and disregard for the Christian life are concerns for the responsible, devout Polly. When an ill-fated stop at a tavern leaves John imprisoned and bound, Polly must choose to either stand by his side or walk out of his life forever. Will she forfeit her future for the man she loves? Step back through the pages of history to uncover the true love story behind a song that continues to stir the hearts and ignite the faith of millions around the globe.

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