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Title:
Footprints of a pilgrim : the life and loves of Ruth Bell Graham.
Author:
Graham, Ruth Bell.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Nashville : Word Pub., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780849916755
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library BX6495.G666 A3 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Footprints Of A Pilgrim is Ruth Bell Graham's life story told in her own words (weaving together her prose and poetry) with added tidbits and anecdotes from her family (husband Billy and her children Gigi, Anne, Franklin, Ruth and Ned) and many of her friends (including Barbara Bush, Lady Bird Johnson, Jan Karon, Patricia Cornwell and others). With snatches of insight and glimpses of grace, Footprints Of A Pilgrim tells the story of a life (a very full and special life) complete with memories of joy, pain, brokenness, and healing. Also included are many never before published pictures which illustrate the remarkable journey of Ruth Bell Graham, as a child of a missionaries in Quingjiang, China in 1920, until today at her home in Little Piney Cove, Montreat, North Carolina.


Author Notes

Ruth Bell Graham was born in Qingjiang, Kiangsu, China on June 10, 1920 to medical missionaries. When she was 17-years-old, she returned to the United States to attend Wheaton College in Illinois where she met future Evangelist Billy Graham. They married on August 13, 1943. Though married to a famous Baptist minister, she remained a Presbyterian and often taught Sunday school classes.

She wrote her first book, Our Christmas Story, in 1959. She went on to author or co-author 13 other books, including Footprints of a Pilgrim and collections of poetry. In 1996, she and her husband were jointly awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. She helped establish the Ruth and Billy Graham Children's Health Center Foundation and the Billy Graham Training Center. She died on June 14, 2007 following a long illness.

(Bowker Author Biography) She is the child of missionary parents, wife of world-renowned evangelist Billy Graham, mother of five children, grandmother of nineteen and great grandmother to a growing number. Her hometown is Montreat, North Carolina.

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