Long Way Gone by Charles Martin
Music-lovers and guitar-enthusiasts will appreciate the instrumental inclusion that composing and writing lyric plays in this inspirational novel by Charles Martin. Martin's characters are well-developed while being imperfect and endearing. His vivid descriptions transport readers through the reviving yet tumultuous story of one family wavering between the pinnacle of passionate evangelism and the edge of uncertain faith. As is so often the case, this allegory about a prodigal son reveals life's valleys as places of peace amidst the storms.