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Finding Moosewood, finding God : what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island, Jack Perkins

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Finding Moosewood, finding God : what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island
Title
Finding Moosewood, finding God
Title remainder
what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island
Statement of responsibility
Jack Perkins
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As an NBC News correspondent, commentator, and anchorman, people were familiar with Perkins' face, his bearing, and his rich, reassuring bass. Yet at the age of fifty-two and at the height of his career, he disappeared from the public eye and moved with his wife, Mary Jo, to a bare-necessities cabin on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maine. This isolated home they came to call Moosewood was the setting for Jack and Mary Jo's spiritual awakening. For thirteen years they endured (and learned to enjoy) snowbound winters, shuttling supplies from the mainland, testing themselves and their marriage, and discovering the rewards of a close-to-nature life, acknowledging that the hand guiding their blessed new lives was the hand of a gracious God who knew them long before they acknowledged him
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 070.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4874.P4355
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Finding Moosewood, finding God : what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island, Jack Perkins
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Finding Moosewood, finding God : what happened when a TV newsman abandoned his career for life on an island, Jack Perkins
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
312 p.
Isbn
9780310318255
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2012027190
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) :
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(OCoLC)796763641

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