A Fine White Dust Author:Cynthia Rylant When Pete first sets eyes on the Man, he's convinced he's an ax murderer. But at the revival meeting, Pete discovers the Man is actually a savior of souls, and Pete has been waiting all his life to be saved. — It's not something Pete's parents can understand. Certainly his best friend, Rufus, an avowed atheist, doesn't underst... more »and. But Pete knows he can't imagine life without the Man. So when the Man invites Pete to join him on his mission, how can Pete say no-even if it means leaving behind everything he's ever loved?
The visit of the traveling Preacher Man to his small North Carolina town gives new impetus to thirteen-year-old Peter's struggle to reconcile his own deeply felt religious belief with the beliefs and non-beliefs of his family and friends.« less