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The Shack

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FC: Laretta Elmore 7th English 1

1: The Shack

2: William P. Young Christian Fiction

3: Winter, Spring Mack's house, Wallowa Lake, The Shack

4: While on vacation, Missy is kidnapped and killed. Four years later, Mack, her father, gets a note from Papa, offering a weekend with Him. With the help of Papa, Jesus, and Sarayu,he finally forgives the man who killed his daughter and in the process, his heart heals.

5: The theme of this story is not to let hatred and bitterness destroy your life. It makes you numb and you can no longer enjoy it or your family. Open your heart and let God take care of it and you. The moral of this story is even though we go through hard times, we come out of them stronger and better than before.

6: Mack-A man who's youngest daughter was killed. He is struggling with his emotions.He gets a invite to spend the weekend with God. Papa-A black woman who says she is God. She Love's to cook. Very kind and caring. Jesus- A tall man who loves to work with his hands. Loves to cook and garden. All he wants from Mack is trust. Sarayu- She's the keeper of the gardens. Likes the wind. Very emotional. Nan- Mack's wife. A nurse at the local hospital. Calls God, Papa. Willie- Mack's friend. Lets him borrow his jeep to get to the shack.

7: Wants to know what happens when Mack goes to the shack.Kate- One of Mack's daughters. Blames herself for the death of her sister. Keeps to herself as if keeping from hurt. Missy- Mack's youngest daughter. killed while on vacation. Her spirit helps Mack years later. Little LadyKiler- Killed five young girls. Hid their bodies so they could not be found. Always left a ladybug pin when he kidnapped a girl.

8: Mack's struggles with his feelings towards his self. His bitterness towards the Little Lady Killer. Katie blames herself for the death of her little sister. He found out that he doesn't like emotions.Papa taught Mack that forgiveness is only one step towards a healing heart. Mack helped her see that it wasn't her fault that Missy was killed.

10: William Young is Canadian and was raised among a stone-age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of what was New Guinea. As a child and a young adult, William Young suffered a great loss. Now he enjoys spending time on the Pacific Northwest with his family. He was 53 when he wrote The Shack.

11: I would defiantly recommend this book to any one. I personally think this book is great. He describes in great detail what is happening around Mack, how he felt, and the scenery around him. This book would supply many minutes of good reading.

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