The Friendly Persuasion

The Friendly Persuasion

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by Jessamyn West
     
 

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Presents the lives of Jess and Eliza Birdwell and their children, Irish Quakers who lived by the banks of the Muscatatuck.  See more details below

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Presents the lives of Jess and Eliza Birdwell and their children, Irish Quakers who lived by the banks of the Muscatatuck.

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From the Publisher
PRAISE FOR JESSAMYN WEST AND THE FRIENDLY PERSUASION
"You will laugh out loud and cry . . . A testament . . . to that faith in humankind that has made the American dream."-The Philadelphia Inquirer

"West writes gracefully, occasionally poetically, in a voice both innocent and brave."-The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140057065
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1981
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jessamyn West (1902-1984) was born in Indiana to Quaker parents and lived most of her life in California. Her work has appeared in Harper's, Mademoiselle, Kenyon Review, the New Yorker, and Redbook, among others. Her other books include The State of Stony Lonesome, Massacre at Fall Creek, and The Collected Stories of Jessamyn West.

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The Friendly Persuasion 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is a book filled with excitement, adventure and suspension. It's what every book needs. It is one of the best books I have ever read! Its about the American MidWest! It's a must read book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago