Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

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What are some key words that explain Reuben Land in Leif Enger's Peace Like a River?

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Leif Enger's novel Peace Like a River is narrated by Reuben Land, the second son of Jeremiah Land. Describing anyone with just a few words is likely to portray an incomplete picture; however, there are two words which would effectively describe Reuben: asthmatic and believer.

It is impossible to overlook Reuben's asthma. He suffers breathing problems from the moment of his birth, and asthmahas shaped who he is. He has asthmatic episodes throughout his life, and they cause...

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