Tender Victory Author:Taylor Caldwell Tender Victory is the story of a courageous man and the impact of his triumphant faith upon a dying town. — It is a gray day when young Johnny Fletcher arrives in Barryfield to take up his new ministry after the war. The mining community is covered with a heavy pall of smoke and smog which seems to indicate its defeated spirit. Its people do not ... more »take kindly to this good humored and resourceful man of God.
There remains the apathy and hostility of his congregation and beyond this there are more powerful forces against the minister. A frenzied mob attempts to drive the minister from the town, and on Christmas Eve the parsonage is set on fire.
A disaster in the mine brings to a compelling climax this novel of anger, cruelty, heartbreak, and happiness.« less