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A Shaker Life

The Diaries of Brother Irving Greenwood 1894-1939

by Susan MAYNARD

  • 104 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography-General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography,
  • Canterbury,
  • Greenwood, Irving,
  • New Hampshire,
  • Shakers,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11722285M
    ISBN 10141349319X
    ISBN 109781413493191
    OCLC/WorldCa65517079

    The first, and most difficult to explain of all the discrepancies, is the fact that the book deals with a Shaker family. Hanover : University Press of New England, It seems more likely that he was trying to write a book that would have an unusual feature in it, such as Shakerism, in order to generate interest in his work. Yolen never follows up on what became of these people after they left the Shaker communities, it seemed possible that some of them might have held on to a smattering of Shaker beliefs, at least the belief in hard work and avoiding frills, the only Shaker principles that the Pecks seem to maintain. Peck altering facts to help his story progress in the direction that he wants it to. The author's well researched text, detailed captions, and excerpts from diaries and letters bring life to the legacy of Shaker objects as well as to the architecture.

    The first, and most difficult to explain of all the discrepancies, is the fact that the book deals with a Shaker family. I'm sure that I basically felt that I'd better stay out of it, because, you know, you can't go around telling an editor what to do if he's a co-filmmaker with you. It contains tables, black and white illustrations and photographs, an annotated bibliography, and an index. I would refer to this project as a professionally informed, sociological memoir.

    We'll base this on various factors for example "If you like Jack Reacher Peck's childhood growing up as a member of a Shaker family in rural Vermont as claimed on the book jacket and reinforced by the use of the author's name as protagonist. C3 S73 An introduction to the book and to the Shakers gives these photographs context, but the remainder of the book is given over to images, with only short captions. I was unaware of the basic precepts of Shakerism, and I assumed that - somewhere - they still flourished, sort of like the Amish, but with slightly different commercial products to show for their labor.


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A Shaker Life book

Works Cited Brother Arnold. Photo Courtesy of Paulo Cascio. He has literally been able to walk in the footpaths of the Canterbury Shakers, whose community remained prominent for years.

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My mother was an incredible abstract painter and printmaker, and the legacy she has given me is one of art-making, in any way that can come to lifefor me that is through writing. But, he finds it extremely difficult to hide the feelings that he has developed for Elizabeth Duncan.

Scenes such as the midnight trip to the graveyard help to give this book its grounding as a strongly moralistic novel; they also, however, raise questions about the limits of fiction.

Q: What does she think of your book? Accompanying the text are illustrations including in color principally by Bill Finney, who has been photographing Canterbury for over twenty years. He goes on to explain that "Robert Rogers didn't have to run from the Indians at all. In addition to this apparent sexual impropriety, the novel tells the story - referred to earlier - of a Shaker neighbor who goes to a graveyard and digs up a child he fostered in an act of adultery.

This community is none other than the Shakers. They're all so simple. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Many were jailed for, among other things, disrupting the church services of other Christian congregations. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site.

C7 M A foreward gives this book the enthusiastic stamp of approval of the remaining Shakers. There are also excellent reproductions of intricate Shaker gift drawings pictoral accounts of religious revelations.

Hanover : University Press of New England, Eventually, converts did come, most of the early ones being revivalists who were dissatisfied with the "salvation" offered at the nearby revival town of Lebanon. American Civil War period[ edit ] As pacifists, [nb 1] the Shakers did not believe that it was acceptable to kill or harm others, even in time of war.

A few less-committed Believers lived in "noncommunal orders" as Shaker sympathizers who preferred to remain with their families. New York, Oxford University Press, Nevertheless, I began by saying, "From what I have been able to learn, it seems to me that the whole book is a total fabrication.Shaker Heights native and author Deborah J.

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Shaker: life, work, and art. [June Sprigg; David Larkin; Michael Freeman] -- Today, few Shakers are left, but their legacy--the beautifully proportioned buildings, the exquisite baskets and the classically crafted chairs--lives on in their creations--and in Shaker, the first.

The Shaker Heights City School District has always been a trailblazer in education excellence. Becoming the first school district in Greater Cleveland—and one of only eight districts across the nation—to provide the International Baccalaureate Programme to students in all grade levels underscores our vision to be the first choice school district for all students, both locally and around.

Aug 01,  · The Shaker culture and society are so realistic I felt like I was there, like I knew these people. Living so near a restored Shaker village, I have grown up reading and researching the Shaker culture, so this book is very true to the life these religious people lead/5(5).

Max's book, The Word Shaker, describes how Liesel's words give him strength and have the ability to cut down forests of hate. He boxes the Führer in the basement and is constantly aware of how the Führer manipulates the crowd with his words, turning the entire audience on Max in .