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Fierce Convictions The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More--Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

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ISBN-10: 1400206251

ISBN-13: 9781400206254

Edition: 2014

Authors: Karen Swallow Prior, Eric Metaxas

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The enthralling biography of the woman writer who helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, and taught a nation how to read.The history-changing reforms of Hannah More affected every level of 18th-century British society. A woman without connections or status, More took the world of British letters by storm when she arrived in London from Bristol, becoming a best-selling author and playwright and quickly befriending the author Samuel Johnson, the politician Horace Walpole, and the actor David Garrick. She was also a leader in the Evangelical movement, using her cultural position and her pen to support the growth of education for the poor, the reform of morals and manners,…    
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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Sue Elliott:Sue has worked full time in the Real Estate Industry for twelve years enjoying a number of roles and completing her Full Real Estate License five years ago. Her roles have included Customer Relations Manager, Educator, Sales, Office Administration and Property Management.After completing her school studies Sue landed her first position as a Share Clerk working in a Stock Brokering Firm, then graduated to International Banking and Accounting. After three years it was time for a new challenge with her accounting skills she landed a managerial position for an Industrial Roofing Company. This Sue and her husband expanded into the area of Industrial Maintenance for twenty five years,…    

Eric Metaxas was born in New York City in 1963, and grew up in Danbury, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale University, where he edited the Yale Record, America's oldest college humor magazine. He has written several biographies, including Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery and the New York Times bestseller, Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet. He has also written over 30 children's books, including It's Time to Sleep, My Love and Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving.