Kitty, My Rib

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Concordia Publishing House, Jan 1, 1959 - Biography & Autobiography - 173 pages
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Katharine Luther or "Kitty" was the wife of the great man Martin Luther. From her narrow escape from the Nimbschen convent, to a marriage with an unromantic beginning, Katharine was soon surrounded by Luther's love and became his most-loved "Kitty, my rib." With warmth and empathy E. Jane Mall weaves together historical fact and fascinating insight in this exciting and highly readable fictionalized biography.

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Katherine Luther or Kitty was the woman behind the great man Martin Luther. Kitty mellowed Luther's harsher side, kept the household from bankruptcy despite her husband's generosity and enhanced his life with the joys and fullness of family living. Read full review

Review: Kitty, My Rib: The Heartwarming Story of a Woman of Courage and Devotion

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I wanted to like this book, since I'm very interested in Katharine von Bora. The clunky, stilted writing style, however, was a terrible distraction from the information. I appreciated what I learned, but hope to find a well written biography of Katharine soon. Read full review


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