Jesus Land: A Memoir by Julia Scheeres

Jesus Land: A Memoir

Julia Scheeres

363 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

nonfiction biography memoir religion challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


For Julia Scheeres and her adopted brother David, "Jesus Land" stretched from their parents' fundamentalist home, past the hostilities of high school, and deep into a Christian reform school in the Dominican Republic. For these two teenagers - bro...

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sad 79%
dark 67%
emotional 67%
challenging 50%
reflective 47%
tense 23%
inspiring 17%
informative 14%
funny 11%
adventurous 2%
hopeful 2%


medium 71%
fast 18%
slow 9%

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