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September 13, 2006
posted by David Meigs at 9/13/2006 12:52:00 AM

Every now and again, I come across a book that that smack's me upside the heart and SQUAT, by Taylor Field, really did.

It’s not that I’ve ever been homeless, but I’ve poured my heart into more than a few kids who seemed addicted to life on the streets. These youth were often lost in the Foster Care system, were escaping some kind of abuse at home, or maybe they were on the run from the law.

SQUAT is based on twenty-four hours in the life of Squid, a homeless man on the streets of New York City. For Squid, life is filled with hopelessness and danger.

But then, Rachel, a worker from the Soup Kitchen, tells him about God’s love for him. Can Squid break free from the tragic reality that holds him captive? You’ll have to read the book to find out.

All proceeds earned from the sales of SQUAT go to Graffiti Community Ministries, a homeless-outreach of the East Seventh Street Baptist Church, where Taylor Field Pastors.


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10 Comments:


At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger Rulan

Sounds like a heart wrenching book.

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger jel

hi david,

do you know if you can get this at a bookstore?

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger The Curmudgeon's Rant

It should be in the book stores soon if not now. But if not, they can order one for you. But even easier, I have the link up there to order it from Amazon.

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger jel

thanks David,

but I can't order things over the computer, and don't a card!

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger The Curmudgeon's Rant

You can also ask your local library to order a copy. Sometimes they do...

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger jel

i LIVE 30 miles from a library!
and I would never get it back on time!

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger Bonnie Calhoun

I like your slant on it!

I personally liked *sniff* Flicker!
As of 11:30Pm tonight Squat was #6 on Technorati's Popular book list!

 

At Wednesday, September 13, 2006, Blogger Rulan

wow. That is cool news.