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A Time for Remembering: The Story of Ruth Bell Graham

Patricia D. Cornwell

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ISBN 10: 0060616857 / ISBN 13: 9780060616854
Published by HarperSanFrancisco, 1983
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Flat SIGNED by Patricia Cornwell on the half title page. Small stain on bottom edges, else fine in an unclipped, lightly edgeworn dustjacket(now in mylar) with tiny chips at corners and top of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 607190063

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Title: A Time for Remembering: The Story of Ruth ...

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition.

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Told in flowing and succinct prose, this portrait of Ruth Bell Graham, the world-famous evangelist Billy Graham's wife gives the reader a first-hand glimpse into some of the great events of the second half of this century. It follows Ruth Bell Graham first as a missionary child from war-ravaged pre-Revolution China and Korea, to peaceful Wheaton, Illinois, and then as a famous evangelist's wife, to the Deep South, Post-War Europe, and the events in America since the 1950s.
Far from showing us "The Revival Widow," Patricia Cornwell depicts Ruth Bell as a woman of extraordinary strength, will, and faith, who has influenced the face of modern Christianity. Inseparable from her husband, we learn much about Billy Graham's beliefs, his background, the evangelist's private life, and witness his rapid climb to world prominence, and Ruth's invaluable contributions, support, and sacrifices to her family, and his.
Patricia Cornwell, with this impressive account, has written a magnificent biography of a great American lady.

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Patricia Cornwell is considered one of the world's bestselling crime writers. Her intrepid medical examiner Kay Scarpetta first appeared on the scene in 1990 withPostmortem—the only novel to win the Edgar, Creasey, Anthony, and Macavity awards and the French Prix du Roman d'Aventure in a single year—and Cruel and Unusual, which won Britain's prestigious Gold Dagger Award for the best crime novel of 1993. Dr. Kay Scarpetta herself won the 1999 Sherlock Award for the best detective created by an American author. Ms. Cornwell's work is translated into thirty-six languages across more than fifty countries, and she is regarded as one of the major international bestselling authors.

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