The Letter

The Memoirs of Thomas M. Woodham

by Alan A. Arkema



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/29/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 340
ISBN : 9781973659648
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 340
ISBN : 9781973659662
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 340
ISBN : 9781973659655

About the Book

Tom and Joyce are high school sweethearts. Her parents force Joyce to live with an Aunt out-of-state when they discover she is pregnant. Tom does not know where she is. He ‘buries’ his grief over his loss and his anger at her parents and high school principal over their refusal to understand what has happened.

Years later they inadvertently meet again. Tom wants to re-establish a relationship with Joyce. Joyce is reluctant. She has suffered through the tragic loss of her parents, her child, and her Aunt. She does not know if she can trust Tom or herself.

Tom does everything he can to win Joyce’s love. In doing so he comes face to face with God’s Providence in his life.

Come walk with Tom in his ups and downs to win Joyce’s love.

About the Author

In this book Arkema tackles some real-life problems: an out-of-wedlock pregnancy, what is faith and what it means to belong to a church. He treats these problems in a realistic way. You will journey with two young people as they face these problems and work their way through them.

Arkema is the father of seven adult children. He is a retired minister, after having served rural and city congregations in the United States and Australia. His book draws heavily from his experience in his work as a minister.

He lives in Muscatine, Iowa.