Favourite Heroes and Holy People
Compiled by Deborah Cassidi
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Favourite Heroes and Holy People by Deborah Cassidi
Book DescriptionIn her previous two books for Continuum, Lady Cassidi showed that she was well tuned to a large market. In this inspiring new book, the author has approached an extraordinary range of people - men, women and children - and asked them to select just one person who is either a hero or heroine of theirs or an inspiring holy person. Each contribution consists of a quotation from the hero or holy person, a personal passage about what the person means to the author of the contribution and a potted biography. The book is full of unexpected treasures which will come as a source of inspiration and encouragement to people today, when we are sorely in need of both. Rowan Williams chooses St Augustine, General Sir Mike Jackson The Duke of Wellington. Other contributors include The Chief Rabbi, Sir Roy Calne, Prince Charles and Vanessa Redgrave.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847063298
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Deborah Cassidi
Favourite Wisdom, Paperback (November 2003)
From many walks of life, the contributors to this volume have chosen a broad kaleidoscope of wise sayings, poetry and humour, ensuring a wide appeal.
Favourite Prayers, Paperback (July 2000)» View all books by Deborah Cassidi
What do a prince and stonemason have in common? Or an archbishop and an innkeeper? They all, at some time or another pray. Deborah Cassidi asked people from all walks of life to choose a favourite prayer or to write one. The result is this collection of prayers.
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Author Biography - Deborah Cassidi
Deborah Cassidi's main career has been as an ophthalmic surgeon of international standing. Now retired, she is married to Admiral Sir Desmond Cassidi. She devotes much time to charitable works including Amnesty International and work for the release of political prisoners.
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