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Sister Aimee : the life of Aimee Semple McPherson

Author: Daniel Mark Epstein
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harvest edView all editions and formats
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Sister Aimee rose to God's challenge, but also found herself a celebrity and personality in the 1920's and 1930's. Epstein traces her history from its roots in her ministry work to her mission and stardom in Hollywood as a revivalist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Aimee Semple McPherson; Aimee Semple McPherson; Aimee Semple McPherson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Mark Epstein
ISBN: 0156000938 9780156000932 0151826889 9780151826889
OCLC Number: 29564057
Notes: "A Harvest book."
Originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1993.
Description: x, 475 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The early years --
Mount Forest, Ontario, 1915 --
Aimee's parents --
Childhood memories --
School days --
Rebellion --
First love --
Conversion --
Marriage --
China --
The old-time power --
Mount Forest, 1915 --
Triumph --
2. Her rise to fame --
Corona, New York, 1916 --
A miraculous healing --
Fame --
The gypsy life --
Philadelphia, 1918 --
California --
Baltimore, 1919 --
3. The healing touch --
Washington, D.C., 1920 --
The rising tide --
California, 1921 --
The great campaigns --
The first abduction --
4. The temple --
New Year's, 1923 --
At home in Los Angeles, 1924 --
Scandal --
Kidnapped --
Vindication --
Aimee vs. Minnie, 1927 --
The crash --
5. The final years --
Attar of roses --
The commissary --
Show business --
Sharing the stage, L.A., 1935 --
Sanctuary --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Daniel Mark Epstein.
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Sister Aimee rose to God's challenge, but also found herself a celebrity and personality in the 1920's and 1930's. Epstein traces her history from its roots in her ministry work to her mission and stardom in Hollywood as a revivalist.

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