Out Of My Bone Hb Hardback

The Letters and Autobiography of Joy Davidman

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Although best known as the wife of C. S. Lewis, Joy Davidman was an accomplished writer in her own right, with several published works to her credit. Out of My Bone tells Davidmans life story in her own words through her numerous letters most never published before and her autobiographical essay "The Longest Way Round." / Gathered and expertly introduced by Don W. King, these letters reveal Davidman's persistent search for truth, her curious, incisive mind, and her arresting, sharply penetrating voice. They chronicle her religious, philosophical, and intellectual journey from secular Judaism to atheism to Communism to Christianity. Her personal engagement with large issues offers key insights into the historical milieu of America in the 1930s and 1940s. Davidman also writes about the struggles of her earlier marriage to William Lindsay Gresham and of trying to reconcile her career goals with her life as mother of two sons. Most poignantly, perhaps, these letters expose Davidmans mental, emotional, and spiritual state as she confronted the cancer that eventually took her life in 1960 at age 45. / Moving and riveting, Out of My Bone reveals anew the singular woman whom Lewis deeply loved and who influenced his later writings, especially Till We Have Faces.

Out Of My Bone Hb was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in July 2009 and is our 27961st best seller. The ISBN for Out Of My Bone Hb is 9780802863997.

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Details for Out Of My Bone Hb

Book FormatHardback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (July 2009)
Number of Pages384
Thickness36 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code3951931
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