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Margaret Laurence: A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography
     

Margaret Laurence: A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography

by Noelle Broughton
 
Margaret Laurence - A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography documents the critically acclaimed writer's spiritual journey that took her from rural, prairie, Protestant roots to internationally renowned writing and activism.This sensitive retelling of Laurence's life explores how she discovered her love of writing as a young child, and proceeded to work, through her

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Margaret Laurence - A Gift of Grace: A Spiritual Biography documents the critically acclaimed writer's spiritual journey that took her from rural, prairie, Protestant roots to internationally renowned writing and activism.This sensitive retelling of Laurence's life explores how she discovered her love of writing as a young child, and proceeded to work, through her teens and adult life, to answer the call to be a writer that she first felt at age fourteen.Laurence's spiritual journey channelled her into the activism that bracketed her life, starting during World War II, while she was still a teen on the Canadian prairies, and only ending, during the height of the anti-nuclear movement inthe 1980s, with her death. This story of her life is an inspiration to anyone seeking meaning today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780889614598
Publisher:
Canadian Scholars Press
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Women Who Rock Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Noelle Boughton was born and raised in Manitoba, completed her Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Studies at the University of Manitoba and Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) at Carleton University. She has been a newspaper and magazine journalist, an investigative researcher in television, and is revising her own novel for publication. Recently, she launched a women's body/mind/spirit group in Toronto and began to study theology.

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