The Schoolmaster's Daughter
Despite a hard start in life, Jillian Schrouder has overcome the disadvantage of not being able to hear or speak. But despite the fact that she has been introduced into normal society, there are those in the community who simply...
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Despite a hard start in life, Jillian Schrouder has overcome the disadvantage of not being able to hear or speak. But despite the fact that she has been introduced into normal society, there are those in the community who simply cannot accept that she is an ordinary young girl who has hopes and dreams, and who has feelings.
Ted Jansen has high regard for his teacher, Richard Schrouder, who is more like a father to him, since his own father is a hopeless drunk. But Ted cannot, or will not, understand that the schoolmaster's daughter is intelligent and quite capable of understanding all the dreadful things he says about her.
Ted has employed the schoolmaster's wife to clean his house while he is at work, but what he doesn't know is that there has been a change. The person he thinks is his friend and housekeeper, whose little notes of encouragement brighten his day, is actually the person he considers an idiot.
South Australian author Meredith Resce has been writing since 1991, with 18 published titles to her credit. Apart from writing, Meredith also takes the opportunity to speak to groups on issues relevant to relationships and emotional and spiritual growth. She was also a co-writer and co-producer in the 2007 feature film production, 'Twin Rivers'. With her husband, Nick, Meredith has worked in ministry since 1983. Meredith and Nick have one daughter and two sons.