Xulon Author Releases Book of Poems Using Life as a “Race” Metaphor

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Stemming from the biblical metaphor, Finishing the Race is sure to appeal to all ages.

Tony Atwater

It focuses on living life for today and tomorrow, and provides a biblical perspective that can be insightful. Life as ‘the race’ offers a practical and intriguing metaphor for the life experience and what's next.

Within the pages of Tony Atwater’s new book, Finishing the Race ($9.99, paperback, 9781545638361; $18.99, hardcover, 9781545638378; $4.99, e-book, 9781545638385), readers will find poems of faith and inspiration. Finishing the Race offers 15 original and powerful poetic works that entertain the biblical perspective of life as a “race.” Divided into five chapters of poems and thematic essays, readers learn to appreciate this metaphor for life today and tomorrow. Readers of all ages will enjoy the beauty of the poetry and the powerful themes within the poems.

“It focuses on living life for today and tomorrow, and provides a biblical perspective that can be insightful. Life as ‘the race’ offers a practical and intriguing metaphor for the life experience and what's next,” said Atwater.

Tony Atwater is an accomplished poet and also is the author of Life Lines: Poems of Faith and Hope (Xulon Press, 2014). He has had productive careers as a broadcast journalist, university professor, and university president. He is a Ford Foundation post-doctoral fellow.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Finishing the Race is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

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