Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson

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Harcourt Brace, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 475 pages
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Sister Aimee was a scamp in school, a young widow in China, and a neurotic housewife in Rhode Island, but when the Lord spoke to her, she accepted her ministry and began preaching. This book “fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism” (New York Times Book Review). Photographs.

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I have long been interested in evangelists, southern revivals, and the spiritual life. But must confess, I also love the showmanship. Sister Aimee Semple McPherson is no exception. The controversial ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meghan - Goodreads

I've been interested in Aimee Semple McPherson for awhile, ever since I heard somewhere that she was a faith healer in the 1920's who had staged her own kidknapping. I'd borrowed this book from the ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Daniel Mark Epstein is an award-winning essayist, poet, playwright, translator, biographer, and musician. He's won the Prix de Rome, received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and been anthologized in several collections of essays and poetry. His books include biographies of Aimee Semple McPherson and Nat King Cole, and seven volumes of poetry. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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