The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson

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A young preacher from the Pennsylvania hills comes to New York City and influences troubled teenagers with his inspirational message.

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David Wilkerson (1931-2011) was the founder of Teen Challenge and World Challenge and longtime senior pastor of Times Square Church. He authored more than thirty books, including the bestselling The Cross and the Switchblade and Knowing God by Name. He ministered to people worldwide, and on the day of his death, he was still ministering.
Published November 15, 1986 by Jove. 179 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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But now I hear that there are plans to make a film version of Run Baby Run — 50 years after the events took place, and 40 years after the book was published!

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