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The woman said yes: Encounters with life and death : memoirs
The woman said yes Encounters with life and death memoirs
Author: Jessamyn West
ISBN-13: 9780151984008
ISBN-10: 015198400X
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 180
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Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Book Type: Hardcover
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Jessamyn West, in a memoir filled with deep resolve, celebrates the lives of three women - her strong Quaker mother, her beloved and courageous sister, and herself. From her memories of life as a young woman, recently married, struck with tuberculosis, and sent home from the twilight world of the sanitorium to die, to her recollections of the strength and affirmation lent to her during recovery by her mother, to the legacy of devotion to the sanctity of life she was able to draw on in the final months of her sister's illness, this deeply honest and profounding affecting memoir will remain a part of all who touch it.
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The Woman Said Yes is the inspiring story of three remarkable women - Grace West and her two daughters, Jessamyn and Carmen. Grace left her girls a very precious inheritence. Self-reliance. She taught them to say "yes" to life - and death. Through two extraordinary emotional journeys, first Grace, then Carmen were able to say "yes" in the most crucial moments of decision. Moving, compelling, intense moments that will become a part of all who share them....