Dearest Mother, Dearest Friend
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About "Dearest Mother, Dearest Friend"
Based on personal journals and letters of beloved author Catherine Marshall, DEAREST MOTHER, DEAREST FRIEND is a collection of inspirational thoughts about being a mother. A deeply devout woman, Marshall's mother, Leonara Wood, was one of the most in influential people in Catherine's life - so influential in fact, that she was the basis for Marshall's most successful novel, CHRISTY. Readers can catch a glimpse of their beautiful relationship in this ideal gift book.
Meet the Author
Catherine Marshall began her writing career as a single mother, after the untimely death of her husband in 1949. She went on to write more than 20 books. Catherine's greatest success was her 1967 novel, Christy, inspired by the story of her mother, which spawned a television series, a youth book series, and a made-for-television movie. Catherine Marshall passed away in March 1983. Her second novel, Julie, was posthumously published in 1984. She left her journals with her husband, who edited selections that were published in 1986 as A Closer Walk: Spiritual Discoveries from Her Journals. - Publisher.