The Beautiful World: Adapted from Eleanor H. Porter's Inspirational Novel: Just David (A Redeeming Contemporary Classic)

By Susan Rohrer

Literary fiction, Religion & spirituality, New adult fiction, Romance | Paperback, eBook


A mystery unfolds in this contemporary retelling of Eleanor Porter’s beloved classic tale of ten-year-old David, a luminous musician. Why would David’s father, a virtuoso violinist, have raised his prodigy son in seclusion on a mountaintop? Long-hidden secrets unravel when the father dies en route to introduce his guileless son to the people of valley below. Radiantly naïve, David enters a small town orphaned, knowing only what is beautiful and good, and nothing of the perils of the world he must encounter. Through a final letter, David's father leaves him with a challenge. David must discover his purpose: the beautiful work he’s meant to do in the world. With his violin eager to express what words cannot, David searches out his true calling. Will life’s harsh realities threaten David’s shimmering spirit? Or could David have a life-changing impact on everyone he meets?


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A mystery unfolds in this contemporary retelling of Eleanor Porter’s beloved classic tale of ten-year-old David, a luminous musician. Why would David’s father, a virtuoso violinist, have raised his prodigy son in seclusion on a mountaintop? Long-hidden secrets unravel when the father dies en route to introduce his guileless son to the people of valley below. Radiantly naïve, David enters a small town orphaned, knowing only what is beautiful and good, and nothing of the perils of the world he must encounter. Through a final letter, David's father leaves him with a challenge. David must discover his purpose: the beautiful work he’s meant to do in the world. With his violin eager to express what words cannot, David searches out his true calling. Will life’s harsh realities threaten D...


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SUSAN ROHRER enjoys wearing a variety of professional hats. A writer, producer, and director specializing in redemptive entertainment, Rohrer's TV credits include: 'God's Trombones'; 'Another Life'; 'Never Say Goodbye'; 'Terrible Things My Mother Told Me' and 'The Emancipation of Lizzie Stern'; 'No Earthly Reason'; 'Mother's Day'; 'Sweet Valley High'; 'Book of Days' and 'Another Pretty Face'; 'If I Die Before I Wake'; and 'About Sarah'. In addition to authoring four inspirational nonfiction books, Rohrer is also the author of several novels in the Redeeming Romance Series. Awards won: Emmy, Film Advisory Board Award, Christopher Award. Nominations: Emmy (3), NAACP Image Award (3), Humanitas Prize finalist (2).


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SUSAN ROHRER enjoys wearing a variety of professional hats. A writer, producer, and director specializing in redemptive entertainment, Rohrer's TV credits include: 'God's Trombones'; 'Another Life'; 'Never Say Goodbye'; 'Terrible Things My Mother Told Me' and 'The Emancipation of Lizzie Stern'; 'No Earthly Reason'; 'Mother's Day'; 'Sweet Valley High'; 'Book of Days' and 'Another Pretty Face'; '...


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