Favourite Heroes And Holy People Paperback
by Deborah Cassidi;
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Favourite Heroes And Holy People
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Each contribution consists of a quotation from the hero or holy person, a personal passage about what the person means to the author of the contribution and a potted biography. Rowan Williams chooses St Augustine, General Sir Mike Jackson The Duke of Wellington. Other contributors include The Chief Rabbi, Sir Roy Calne, Prince Charles, Doris Lessing, Jemima Khan and Vanessa Redgrave. The book is full of unexpected treasures which will come as a source of inspiration and encouragement.
Deborah Cassidiís main career has as an opthalmic surgeon of international standing. Now retired, she is married to Admiral Sir Desmond Cassidi. She devotes much time to charitable works including Amnesty International and work for the release of political prisoners.
Favourite Heroes And Holy People by Deborah Cassidi was published by Continuum in October 2008. The ISBN for Favourite Heroes And Holy People is 9781847063298.
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Favourite Heroes and Holy PeopleMary Bartholomew, via The Good Book Stall
In this inspiring book, Lady Cassidi has approached an extraordinary range of people - men, women and children - and asked them to select just one person who is either a hero or heroine of theirs or an inspiring holy person.
To read through or to dip into, this is a treasure trove of personal choices and stories from many diverse people. We learn so much from their Favourite Heroes and Holy People but also from the words of the choosers. Children and adults from many walks of life collected together in the Anthology to give many happy hours of reading. I have only dipped into the contents and know I have yet to discover more jewels. Some raise a smile, some a tear, all are worth pondering upon.
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|Page last updated||18th June 2014|
|Author / Artist||Deborah Cassidi|
|Publisher||Continuum (October 2008)|
|Number of Pages||224|