The Bridge to Cutter Gap

Reviewed by: Alyssa Roat, a professional writing major at Taylor University

 


Introduction

Title: The Bridge to Cutter Gap

Author: Catherine Marshall, adapted by C. Archer

Publisher: Evergreen Farm

Publication Date: 1995, 2018

Format: Print book

Length: 104 pages

OVERVIEW

In 1912, 19-year-old Christy Huddleston sets off from her comfortable home in Asheville to teach the poor children of the Smoky Mountains, despite the warnings of almost everyone she encounters. Though the trip is more treacherous than she expected, Christy is determined. But once she reaches her destination, will she have taken on more than she can handle?

Based on Catherine Marshall’s bestselling novel Christy, this is the first installment in the Christy of Cutter Gap series. The book retains the charm of the original and hints at an entertaining ride for the rest of the series.

The book is short at about 100 pages, easy to read in a sitting or two, making it an excellent choice for those pressed for time who still want to enjoy a well-written, inspiring story.

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5)

4 out of 5 stars

Suggested Audience

This will appeal to anyone who enjoys cozy historical fiction.

Christian Impact

Christy’s journey to pursue her calling to teach in the Smoky Mountains is relatable to anyone who has felt God’s call to a difficult task. The story explores aspects of ministry, missions, and faith.


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About Cecelia Carey

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