A Mending at the Edge

A Mending at the Edge

A Novel

Book - 2008 | 1st ed.
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"Of all the things I left in Willapa, hope is what I missed the most."

So begins this story of one woman's restoration from personal grief to the meaning of community. Based on the life of German-American Emma Wagner Giesy, the only woman sent to the Oregon Territory in the 1850s to help found a communal society, award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick shows how landscape, relationships, spirituality and artistry poignantly reflect a woman's desire to weave a unique and meaningful legacy from the threads of an ordinary life. While set in the historical past, it's a story for our own time answering the question: Can threads of an isolated life weave a legacy of purpose in community?
Publisher: Colorado Springs, Colo. : WaterBrook Press, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781578569793
1578569796
Branch Call Number: FIC KIRKPAT
Characteristics: 397 p. : map ; 21 cm.

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