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Making a Way

Emily Davenport

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216 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.6in.Stories of the Deep South conjure antebellum images of magnolia trees, honeysuckle vines, balmy days, hot love, and strong women. Making a Way portrays a different version of the South. In this memoir, author Emily Davenport tells about her life as a twentieth-century woman who followed many of the same traditions but at a different time and in a different way. Telling the tale of her life from her birth in 1923 in Columbia, South Carolina, through her youth as an only child, this story provides a glimpse into the Roaring Twenties in the South. Emilys father demonstrated a strong work ethic, and her mother inspired a thirst for knowledge. It was a time when a mans word was his bond, and honesty and integrity were the mark of a good citizen. Making a Way tells how Emily received her education not only from books but from her varied experiences. Following in her mothers footsteps, she became a nurse and later found, at age fifty another talent that lay buried deep within her. Today, this Southern woman continues to give her time and energy to others. Hers is a life well lived with ups and downs; she never gives up, and she keeps the faith that tomorrow will be better. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781450253253

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Title: Making a Way

Publisher: iUniverse.com

Binding: Paperback

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Book Type: Paperback

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Stories of the Deep South conjure antebellum images of magnolia trees, honeysuckle vines, balmy days, hot love, and strong women. Making a Way portrays a different version of the South. In this memoir, author Emily Davenport tells about her life as a twentieth-century woman who followed many of the same traditions but at a different time and in a different way.

Telling the tale of her life from her birth in 1923 in Columbia, South Carolina, through her youth as an only child, this story provides a glimpse into the Roaring Twenties in the South. Emily's father demonstrated a strong work ethic, and her mother inspired a thirst for knowledge. It was a time when a man's word was his bond, and honesty and integrity were the mark of a good citizen.

Making a Way tells how Emily received her education not only from books but from her varied experiences. Following in her mother's footsteps, she became a nurse and later found, at age fifty another talent that lay buried deep within her. Today, this Southern woman continues to give her time and energy to others. Hers is a life well lived with ups and downs; she never gives up, and she keeps the faith that tomorrow will be better.

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