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Historical Fiction

Publisher:  One Way books ISBN-10:  0980045118 Type: 


Copyright:  June 2006 ISBN-13:  9780980045116

Just why would a nice Jewish boy grow up to be a despised tax collector in first century Jericho?

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It’s easy to forget that personalities of the Bible had real lives, disappointments, joys, shortcomings or just a bad day. I wondered, why in the world would a nice Jewish boy abandon his faith, turn his back on his countrymen and work for the enemy? And the journey begins. At age six, Zacchaeus’ father informs him, “Your mother is dead.” Zacchaeus retreats to the Temple aspiring to be a rabbi. But he catches his mentor with a harlot. His faith is destroyed. His dreams are smashed. He joins his father in the tax-collecting business to amass his fortune. When his father dies, Zacchaeus inherits the worst of tax routes. A blind man, a woman with an issue of blood, a demoniac and a widow about to bury her only son. They don’t have his tax money and beg off for thirty days. Zacchaeus is in trouble. His collections are due. He returns to his route, but now Yeshua has passed by. Zac is amazed. They have his taxes and their lives are changed—forever.  


One day the thunder of chariots startled everyone in the
Everyone stepped back.
Roman chariots.
Clouds of dust and dirt billowing behind them as
they roared through the marketplace to the magistrate’s home.
Zadok’s home.
There were three chariots with three horses for each and two huge Roman soldiers in each chariot. People and goats and dogs scattered away from the roadway as they choked back their horses, grinding to a halt.
The chariots stopped.
Soldiers stepped off.
Dust swirled around them.
They were magnificent.

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Gigi Graham Reviews
Mac McConnell is an experienced actor and master story teller. He has been writing, telling and dramatizing stories on stage for many years and because of the incredible passion he has, whatever character he chooses to portray or whoever's story he chooses to tell, it burst to life before your eyes. Now, with Forever Changed, Mac presents an intriguing drama packed with surprises. You will laugh and cry as you identify with the characters in this powerful journey.
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Foreword - Book of the Year
Forever Changed has received notice as finalist for Book of the Year from Foreword Magazine.

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Reader Reviews for "Forever Changed, A Journey in Jericho"

Reviewed by Jodee Kulp 3/25/2008
Your writing places the reader into the spirit of the character, in this case the tax collector, Zacchaeus. His struggle with fate versus his dream places him on a path of little return, albeit a treasury of golden wealth. What becomes of us when we sell our souls to our profession. Through miraculous twists of a different kind of fate - he becomes Forver Changed. Once again, great job Mac.

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