Jessica's First Prayer and Jessica's Mother

By: Hesba Stretton (pseud. Sarah Smith)

Price: $10.50

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Book Condition: Used: Good.


Used vintage book in blue gray illustrated paper wraps in Good Condition of Jessica's First Prayer (Part 1) and Jessica's Mother (Part 2) by Hesba Stretton (pseud. for Sarah Smith, 1832-1911). The Moody Press, Chicago IL. No publication date. Moody Colportage Library Number 50. 123 pages + 4 pages of hymns and Scripture readings + advertising pages. 6-3/4 x 4-3/4 x 3/8 inches, 18 cm. 3 illustrations including frontispiece. CONDITION NOTES: Small hole and few pages with barely ragged edge show evidence of previous contact by some type of living being. Pages are moderately age toned, an erasure shows on the blank gift plate page otherwise pages unmarked, one page with 1.5 inch horizontal side edge tear. Solid tight binding thought paper wraps front and back pull slightly away from book block. Blue paper wraps show minor soil and wear overall. SUMMARY: The story of Jessica, poor, starving girl who is given leftover bread to eat and hot coffee by a man named operating a coffee stand. One day she follows Daniel to a church, is eventually befriended by the pastor and his daughter, and is looked after by the three. Daniel takes Jessica into his home, and also her mother who is an alcholic. When Daniel tries to save the mother he falls and sustains an injury that leads to his death. It is a story about the consequences of rejecting salvation, healing, redemption. A story typical of its time but still very sweet.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!

Title: Jessica's First Prayer and Jessica's Mother

Author/Composer: Hesba Stretton (pseud. Sarah Smith)

Categories: Books Christian,

Publisher: Moody Press (Chicago) IL: N.D.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good.

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 010723

Keywords: Christian Fiction, Susan Hesba Stretton, Author Sarah Smith, Christian Literature, Moody Colportage Library 150, Vintage Christian Books,