From Sea to Sea

From Sea to Sea

by Nelda B. Gaydou


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From a three-week voyage of more than 7000 miles from New Orleans to Buenos Aires in 1964 through an eight-day, 3258-mile round-trip drive between Evanston, Illinois and Clovis, New Mexico in 2017, whether in their prime or in their nineties, the Bedfords have packed a lot into their life’s journey. Follow their inspiring story of faith and service, set in fascinating times and places in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946329417
Publisher: Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, LLC
Publication date: 01/05/2018
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 993,273
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Nelda Bedford Gaydou was born and raised in Argentina by missionary parents from the U.S. Growing up, she lived in Rosario, Comodoro Rivadavia and Buenos Aires. She attended the university in the U.S., earning degrees in English Literature, History and Spanish Literature. Besides her native English and Spanish, she speaks French and Italian.

Nelda and her husband live in the mountains of Córdoba, Argentina, and share a beautiful view with three Labrador Retrievers, only blocks away from their two youngest children and four grandchildren, while their firstborn lives in Texas.

Her previous book, To the Ends of the Earth: High Plains to Patagonia, won the 2017 International Book Award for General Biography. Upcoming projects include a family memoir on dementia, a collection of biographical stories for children based on her father's experiences in Dickens, Texas in the 1930s, and Spanish versions of the biographies.

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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite From Sea to Sea: River Plate to Lake Michigan by Nelda Bedford Gaydou is a wonderfully adventurous memoir that speaks about the author’s and her family’s exploits as they travel across the United States, Europe, and South America. This is the story of a couple who have dedicated their lives to the will of God wherever they are. The author shares her personal stories about the various cultures that joined together to create Argentina, and how her family is a mélange of diverse cultures. It is an inspiring story of faith, devotion, friendship, and love set against the backdrop of some fascinating places across the world. The author also introduces readers to some fascinating people who have made a difference in the lives of those around them. The memoir is honest and straightforward and gives a peek into the author’s world which is a mixture of people, culture, and events, and will connect readers with God in a strong way. I like the way the author has knitted her story into her faith in God, which made a big difference in her life. She reiterates the power and presence of God in everybody’s lives and speaks about the power He gives everyone to face adversities and overcome them. There is humor and a lot of camaraderie in the memoir along with some dramatic events. The core concept in the memoir is fundamentally about having faith in Jesus and how serving the Lord, though not an easy task, can be rewarding.