Peace Like a River Setting & Symbolism

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Reuben is born with bad lungs which give him trouble until Jeremiah heals them at the end of the book.

Jeremiah Land works many important miracles in the book.

The Christian Holy Scriptures which Jeremiah studies and lives by.

The rifle Davy used to kill Israel Finch and Tommy Basca.

Due to their poverty, the Land's often didn't have good food to eat. Cooking food was a real treat for them.

The horse Davy uses to flee jail and travel the Badlands.

The main character of Swede's epic poem that she cannot figure out how to kill off.

A bag used by a devilish man to steal Reuben's breath in his dreams.

What Jeremiah has lots of and what causes him to be able to work miracles. Faith is "The Substance of Things Not Seen" according to the Apostle Paul. Faith plays a central role in Peace Like a River...

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