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Hiraeth: Beyond My Father's House: a Woman's Journey Home

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ISBN-10: 1492731110

ISBN-13: 9781492731115

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gwendolyn Caldwell

List price: $29.95
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In this inspiring, exquisitely written, and bravely honest memoir an artist's search for truth, self, and home begins in a shy and imaginative childhood dominated by a family's legacy of religious healing. Her often serendipitous and synchronistic journey includes thirty-four moves, a teaching career, art school, seminary, marriage, miscarriage, motherhood, depression, unemployment, financial challenge, divorce, re-marriage, a near fatal car accident, death of family and friends, and ultimate joy beyond adversity. Her questing spirituality, awakening intellect, friendship with books, and discovery of women's studies encourage her ever-evolving creative path, leading to confident exuberant…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 586
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.32" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

With a Fine Arts degree from Principia College, a Master's degree with honors from Rhode Island School of Design, 80-some exhibitions and numerous painting awards to her credit, decades of teaching all ages, Christian Science Class Instruction, and work towards a Master's degree in Spiritual Direction at NYC's The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, Gwendolyn currently paints, writes, teaches and prays in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, as she has in numerous places she's called home throughout her life. Having raised three children-and having taught many others for decades-the author knows a mother's challenges as well as those of any woman living in a still largely…