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Cokesbury

A Mending at the Edge

$12.79
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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?

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781578569793
    • Manufacturer: Waterbrook Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781578569793
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2008
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
    • Page Count: 397
    • Width: 5.30 inches
    • Height: 1.10 inches
    • Length: 7.98 inches
    • Weight: 0.73 pounds
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