HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

I Knew William Booth: An Album of…
Loading...

I Knew William Booth: An Album of Remembrances

by R. G. Moyles

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
7None1,138,814NoneNone

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0974094099, Paperback)

"I Knew William Booth" introduces a fresh look into the life of the Salvation Army Founder from the perspectives of those who knew him: journalists, clergy, family and close associates. The book paints a uniquely human portrait of the General who - although a reluctant celebrity - made use of his fame to advance the cause of poor and marginalized people all over the world. We witness him deep in thought, en route to his many appointments, as a guest in other people's homes and at Hadley Wood with his wife and children. Included are personal memories of those who knew him best: his boarder, Miss Jane Short; his son, Bramwell; first lieutenant George Scott Railton; and private secretary J. Evan Smith. In addition, there are recollections of eminent writers and acquaintances like W.T. Stead, H. Rider Haggard, Philip Gibbs, and Raymond Blathwayt. The book portrays William Booth as a strong-willed, compassionate and tireless leader who earned the respect of everyone who knew him and who rejected all opportunity for personal gain.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:34 -0400)

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 124,574,451 books! | Top bar: Always visible