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What is a Family?

Author: Edith Schaeffer
Category: books
First Published in 1975 by: Baker Books - (Library of Congress)
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Edith shared her own life experiences that have formed her view of family. "A family is a mobile strung together with invisible threads--delicate, easily broken at first, growing stronger through the years, in danger of being worn thin at times, but strengthened again with special care."


Edith is at this time 60 years old, and is urged by Billy and Marilyn Zeoli to put a lecture into written form. This book would be Edith's present to Francis on their 40th wedding anniversary.


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All the moving, changing shapes of a family, ever in need of work, are shown in Edith Schaeffer's imaginative reflections on infancy to grandmotherhood.