In My Father's House Author:Corrie Ten Boom This autobiographical account describes the years before "The Hiding Place", telling the story of Corrie's childhood in Holland. The ten Boom home was a narrow, three-storey stucco and brick watchshop in Haarlem, Holland, called "the Beje". Corrie was born there and in the book recounts the memorable characters who shaped... more » her early life. With an ever-changing entourage of "adopted" ten Booms - unwanted foster children, displaced refugees, hunted Jews - the "Beje" was a home where everyone felt welcome. Corrie ten Boom was the author of "The Hiding Place", which records her family's underground activities to protect Jews against the Nazis in Holland. The book launched her into a ministry of speaking, teaching and writing as she became famous the world over - a ministry which lasted until her death in 1983 at the age of 91. "In My Father's House" is being re-issued to coincide with the centenary of her birth alongside "The Five Silent Years of Corrie ten Boom" by Pamela Rosewell.« less
The Ten Boom family is one of my favorites! I enjoyed this book, as I have all the rest of Corrie's books that I've read. She and her family make me realize I do not know what it is to truly sacrifice for others.