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Relief work as pilgrimage : "Mademoiselle Miss Elsie" in Southern France, 1945-1948

Author: M J Heisey; Nancy R Heisey
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1945, Elsie C. Bechtel left her Ohio home for the tiny French commune of Lavercanti re, where for nearly three years she cared for children displaced by the ravages of war. This book, based her  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heisey, M. J. (Mary Jane), 1955-
Relief work as pilgrimage
(DLC) 2015019134
(OCoLC)908990904
Named Person: Elsie Bechtel
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M J Heisey; Nancy R Heisey
ISBN: 9781498508117 1498508111
OCLC Number: 916449796
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Principal characters --
Elsie Bechtel : pilgrimage and Anabaptist relief work --
Elsie Bechtel's writings : waiting and beginnings --
The world and the Lavercantière Refuge --
Elsie Bechtel's writings : Lavercantière as muse --
Travels to Lavercantière, 2006-2007.
Responsibility: M.J. Heisey and Nancy Heisey.

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From the time I began reading until I reached the end, I was mesmerized by this sacred journey back in time through the eyes of Elsie Bechtel. Equally impressive is the gaze of M. J. and Nancy Heisey Read more...

 
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