When the Last Leaf Falls by Bill Myers

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This retelling of O. Henry's classic short story "The Last Leaf" begins with an adolescent girl, Ally, who is deathly ill and angry at God. Her grief stricken father is a pastor on the verge of losing his faith.

About Bill Myers

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Myers holds a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Washington and an honorary doctorate from the Theological Institute of Nimes, France, where he taught. As author/screenwriter/director his work has won over 50 national and international awards, including the C.S. Lewis Honor Award. His DVDs and books have sold 8 million copies. His children's DVD and book series, McGee and Me, has sold 4.5 million copies, has won 40 Gold and Platinum awards, and has been aired on ABC as well as in 80 countries. His My Life As... series has sold 2.1 million copies. He has written, directed, and done voice work for Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey radio series and is the voice of Jesus in Zondervan's NIV Audio Bible. As an author, nearly all of his children's series have made the bestseller list, as well as 7 of his adult novels. He has been interviewed for "Good Morning America" and "ABC Nightly News". Several of his novels are currently under option for motion pictures, including "Blood of Heaven", "Threshold", "Eli", "Fire of Heaven", "When the Last Leaf Falls, " and "Forbidden Doors". The motion picture, "The Wager", starring Randy Travis and based on Myers's novel by the same name, was released in 2009.
Published September 1, 2001 by Zondervan Publishing Company. 144 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This wonderful novella by established Christian writer Myers (Eli) is a sweet and salty story of a pastor struggling to reconcile his faith with the possible loss of his daughter to cancer.

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