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To lay a hearth

Author: Myra Scovel
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st ed
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"How does it feel to come back to the United States after almost thirty years of living in an oriental culture? In this fascinating book Myra Scovel describes with delightful candor how it felt for her and for her family. ... To Lay a Hearth will give American readers the opportunity to view their country through Mrs. Scovel's eyes, and the eyes of her family. It is an opportunity to examine, from a new angle, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Myra Scovel; Myra Scovel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Scovel
OCLC Number: 440044
Notes: Autobiographical.
Description: 148 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Myra Scovel.

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"How does it feel to come back to the United States after almost thirty years of living in an oriental culture? In this fascinating book Myra Scovel describes with delightful candor how it felt for her and for her family. ... To Lay a Hearth will give American readers the opportunity to view their country through Mrs. Scovel's eyes, and the eyes of her family. It is an opportunity to examine, from a new angle, the good and the bad; the affluent materialism; and the deep spiritual undercurrents."--Dust jacket flap.

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