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Catherine Marshall (1) (1914–1983)

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Catherine Marshall wrote more than twenty nonfiction books, including the best-selling A Man Called Peter and Beyond Our Selves. She is also the author of more than one hundred articles and two best-selling novels, Christy and Julie. Her love for God and love of writing were born at an early age mostra altro and remained fervent until her death in 1983 mostra meno
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Opere di Catherine Marshall

Christy (1967) 3,632 copie
Julie (1984) 1,129 copie
Beyond Our Selves (1961) 795 copie
The Helper (1978) 749 copie
Something More (1974) 704 copie
To Live Again (1900) 615 copie
Adventures in Prayer (1975) 539 copie
The Prayers of Peter Marshall (1954) — A cura di — 376 copie
A closer walk (1986) 328 copie
Light in my darkest night (1989) 231 copie
The Bridge To Cutter Gap (1995) 179 copie
Midnight Rescue (1995) 139 copie
The Angry Intruder (1995) 137 copie
Christy's Choice (1996) 112 copie
The Proposal (1996) 103 copie
The Princess Club (1996) 86 copie
Christy: The Complete Series [TV series] (1998) — Book — 84 copie
Family Secrets (1996) 84 copie
Stage Fright (1997) 66 copie
Brotherly Love (1997) 59 copie
Goodbye, Sweet Prince (1997) 58 copie
Mountain Madness (1997) 53 copie
My Personal Prayer Diary (1602) 30 copie
Claiming God's Promises (1973) 3 copie
Under Sealed Orders (1971) 3 copie
Personal Prayer Journal (1988) 2 copie
Julie. 1 (1998) 1 copia
Julie. 2 1 copia
Jenny 1 copia
Hearing God's Voice (1996) 1 copia

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WBCLIB | 2 altre recensioni | Feb 2, 2024 | rating: Under Review
MamaBearLendingDen | Nov 25, 2023 |
This warm and heartfelt novel is Catherine Marshall's loving tribute to her mother Lenora Woods' journey to Cutter Gap, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, to teach its children shortly after the turn of the century. The effect it had on her mother's life and faith is captured with warmth and beauty in this fine audio book. It is made all the more special because it is read by Kellie Martin, who starred in the two-hour television adaptation, and the series that followed.

It is rare when an audio book is this good. Though nothing is ever a substitute for reading the book, having both read this fine novel in the traditional manner, and listened to this audio reading, I can honestly say that if you loved the television series, you will love this. Just as she did in the series, Kellie Martin perfectly captures the great beauty of these mountains and the poverty of its people. Occasional and brief interludes of banjo music frame this heartwarming — and sometimes heartbreaking — thinly disguised biography of a young and exuberant 19 year old girl who falls in love with the children of Cutter gap.

This seems more like a telling of a story than a reading, and that in itself separates it from many other audio books. Martin captures the joy and humor of Christy's time in Cutter Gap, as well as the conflict and resentment as the school and church butted heads over moonshine. She captures the romance that begins to blossom and her divided heart, as her inner emotions are torn between two very different men.

This may be warm family entertainment but it has substance as well. Those who are fans of the beloved bestseller and/or the fine television series it spawned will not be disappointed. The emotions of Christy and her resolve to stay in this place and teach are lovingly brought to life in Kellie Martin’s voice as she reads the wonderful words of Catherine Marshall. Particularly moving is the relationship between Christy and Fairlight Spencer, a strong but delicate woman who offers her friendship. The sadness these mountains could bring upon such a fine and delicate soul is movingly rendered by Kellie Martin. As Fairlight's inner flame begins to grow dim from the blowing winds of hardship and shadows of poverty, we are deeply moved.

I highly recommend this one, even if, like me, you've read it already. It is a loving tribute to Catherine Marshall's mother and the life she chose to live. Filled with love and joy, this is one audio book read by Kellie Martin that you'll savor and enjoy over and over.
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Matt_Ransom | 43 altre recensioni | Oct 6, 2023 |
Christy Huddleston from Asheville, North Carolina, leaves home to teach in Cutter Gap in Tennessee in the Old Smokey Mountains. When she arrives by train, she has to walk 7 miles through snow to reach the mission house where she will live and teach. She is appalled by the conditions in which these proud people live. She looks forward to working with Alice Henderson, an older Quaker woman who supervises 3 schools in Appalachia. Other main characters are the mission's minister, David Grantland, and the local physician, Neill MacNeil, a descendant of the colony's founder from the Highlands of Scotland. This book has a lot of description as Christy goes about defining her relationship with God and navigating her relationships with the parents and children of Cutter Gap.… (altro)
baughga | 43 altre recensioni | Jul 6, 2023 |


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