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The wind in the reeds

Wendell Pierce

The wind in the reeds

a storm, a play, and the city that would not be broken

by Wendell Pierce

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005,
  • Biography,
  • African American actors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWendell Pierce, with Rod Dreher
    ContributionsDreher, Rod
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.P5395 A3 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination344 pages
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27188063M
    ISBN 101594633231
    ISBN 109781594633232
    LC Control Number2015024642
    OCLC/WorldCa911920767

    "The wind blows where it wills." That was Jesus, who compared the spirit of God to the wind. The Reeds have followed the Wind from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Monrovia, Liberia, to Accra, Ghana, then to Kitale, Kenya. Now the work of Discipling Marketplace Leaders is spreading through West, East, and Northern Africa, as well as to Central America.   The Wind In The Reeds by Wendell Pierce, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

      Now Pierce has written a memoir about his experience in the wake of the storm, The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Author: Sarah Begley.   It is no secret that art often imitates life, something he describes in his new book, “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play and the City That Would Not Be Broken” (Riverhead: pp Author: Tre’Vell Anderson.

    “The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, a Play, and the City that Would Not Be Broken” took place in the Nashville Public Library at the 27th annual Southern Festival of Books, held from October , , in Nashville, Tennessee. *This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning. A reed shaken with the wind? Jesus. Luke And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness for to see? A reed shaken with the wind? What. Matthew ,5 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, Matthew


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Imprint: Books on Tape Genre: Biography & Autobiography - Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - General Release Date: Septem As the Reeds spoke a great hurricane rushed out of the north.

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