The Shelter Cycle
An American original, Peter Rock brings our strangest beliefs to vivid and sympathetic life in this haunting novel inspired by true events.
The Shelter Cycle tells the story of two children, Francine and Colville, who grew up in the Church Universal and Triumphant, a sect that predicted the world would end in the late 1980s. While their parents built underground shelters to withstand the impending Soviet missile strike, Francine and Colville played in the Montana wilderness, where invisible spirits watched over them. When the prophesized apocalypse did not occur, the denomination's members resurfaced and the children were forced to grow up in a world they believed might no longer exist.
Twenty years later Francine and Colville are reunited while searching for an abducted girl. Haunted by memories and inculcated beliefs, they must confront the church's teachings. If all the things they were raised to believe were misguided, why then do they suddenly feel so true?
|Grouped Work ID||373794fa-c0a8-88fa-8b81-723dc8818241|
|Grouping Title||shelter cycle|
|Grouping Author||rock peter|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-20 23:01:53PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-07-19 23:43:17PM|
|available_at_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
|display_description||Two friends who grew up together as part of an extreme doomsday-prepping religion are reunited twenty years later in a search for an abducted child.|
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000404968|Book|Books||English|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,|2013.|214 pages ; 22 cm., overdrive:673997b7-935d-4580-931b-1bb8eda999ff|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Blackstone Publishing|2013||
|subject_facet||Children -- Montana -- Fiction, Church Universal and Triumphant -- Fiction, Self-realization -- Fiction|
|title_display||The Shelter Cycle|
|title_full||The Shelter Cycle, The Shelter Cycle / Peter Rock|
|title_short||The Shelter Cycle|
|topic_facet||Children, Fiction, Literature, Self-realization|