Miracles in the Hills of Kentucky

Wallstedt, Esther

Published by Free Church Press, 1974
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During her many years living among the hill people of Kentucky, the author gained an intimate insight into the minds and lives of these sensitive people who have too often were exploited by financial opportunists just after the turn of the 20th century when many became the slaves in coal mines when the land companies had the pioneers sign contracts they couldn't read. In presenting the message of Christ, missionaries faced a people who had become bitter toward and suspicious of northern peole who had take advantage of them. Miss Esther, as the author is called, worked to change that attitude by bringing her own special brand of kindness, understanding and spirituality to the wonderful group of folks she served. Signed by author. 85 pages. B&W photos. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Fabulous copy of this hard-to-find book. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Miracles in the Hills of Kentucky
Publisher: Free Church Press
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Near Fine-
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Wallstedt, Esther
Published by Free Church Press, Minneapolis (1974)
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Book Description Free Church Press, Minneapolis, 1974. Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall The covers and spine have light edge wear, light wear and soiling and there are a couple of small light stains just above the picture on the front. Seller Inventory # 029703

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Published by Free Church Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. (1974)
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Book Description Free Church Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA., 1974. Soft Cover. Condition: VERY GOOD Minus. PHOTO Front Cover (illustrator). PBO (Paperback Original) True First Ed.. 85 pages; illustrated with 30 B&W Photo's inside; During her many years living among the hill people of Kentucky, the author gained an intimate insight into the minds and lives of these sensitive people who have too often were exploited by financial opportunists just after the turn of the 20th century when many became the slaves in coal mines when the land companies had the pioneers sign contracts they couldn't read. In presenting the message of Christ, missionaries faced a people who had become bitter toward and suspicious of northern people who had take advantage of them. Miss Esther, as the author is called, worked to change that attitude by bringing her own special brand of kindness, understanding and spirituality to the wonderful group of folks she served. Understanding the Mountain People of Kentucky. Obstacles missionaries had to overcome to establish indigenous churches. Mr & Mrs John Riley Kelly, Verna Thompson & Ester Wallsredt at Lotts Creek, Kentucky. Churches at Fourseam, Clear Creek, Singing Creek & Big Creek. *** Minor Pen marks on 3 pages inside. Front endpage is missing (Story NOT affected) Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Seller Inventory # B1172-1

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