Book Title: The Candle of God
Author Name: Donna Spector
Book Synopsis: Fourteen-year-old Danny struggles with cystic fibrosis, but he's also on a quest to find his biological father. As Danny continues his quest, his illness inspire visits from a cast of colorful, lovable characters, all bent on saving the life of a dying child. Converging on his California abode are his eccentric Jewish family, including a pair of Gentile cousins and a dead grandfather, plus a menagerie of unlikely guests – psychics, an ex-rabbi, a motorcycle gang and faith healers.
Author Bio: Donna Spector: Off Broadway plays: Golden Ladder (Women Playwrights: The Best Plays of 2002, Smith &Kraus) and Another Paradise. Masters Poetry Prize, 2nd Prize winner of the Ginsberg Poetry Award: The Woman Who Married Herself (Evening Street Press), Sinclair Poetry Prize finalist. Two Worlds (Aldrich Press). Two National Endowment for the Humanities grants to study theater in Greece, the Pushcart Editors Book Award for this novel.
Publisher Name: Outskirts Press