Item description for Drums of Change (Women of the West #12) by Janette Oke...
Overview Running Fawn, a young Blackfoot woman living in southern Alberta, finds herself torn between the old ways and the new as white settlers continue to encroach on her tribal lands, a disease devastates her family, and her father discovers Christianity.
Publishers Description In The Measure of a Heart, Anna Trent is troubled by feelings of guilt and inadequacy. While everyone says she is a woman of worth, she struggles to see that in herself. Drums of Change turn Running Fawn's life upside down. Not only is her Blackfoot tribe forced to the Reserve, but she is sent to the Mission Boarding School, where she is confused not only by the white people's culture, but also their God. Responding to an advertisement, Kathleen O'Malley crosses the ocean to America to become A Bride for Donnigan. Meanwhile, Donnigan waits for her arrival with both anticipation and uncertainty.
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Studio: Bethany House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.47" Height: 0.64" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2007
Publisher BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
Series Women Of The West
ISBN 0764202553 ISBN13 9780764202551
Availability 0 units.
More About Janette Oke
Janette Oke (born 18 February 1935) is a Canadian author and pioneer of inspirational fiction. Her books are often set in a pioneer time period and centered around female protagonists. She is a committed Evangelical Christian.
Janette Steeves was born in the Depression years in Champion, Alberta, to a Canadian prairie farmer and his wife, Fred Steeves and Amy (née: Ruggles) Steeves.
She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Didsbury, Alberta. Janette met her husband Edward Oke (pronounced "oak") while they both attended college. They were married in 1957 and have pastored churches in Indiana, and Calgary and Edmonton, Canada. He later became the president of the college. Janette and Edward had 4 children, including a set of twins. Her daughter, Laurel Oke Logan, has co-written books with Janette.
Her first novel, titled Love Comes Softly, was published by Bethany House in 1979. This book was followed by more than 75 others.
She received the 1992 President's Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for her significant contribution to Christian fiction, the 1999 CBA Life Impact Award and has been awarded the Gold Medallion Award for fiction.
Janette receives fan mail from all over the world and answers each letter personally. She received the 1992 President's Award from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association for her significant contribution to Christian fiction, the 1999 CBA Life Impact Award and has been awarded the Gold Medallion Award for fiction. Janette and her husband, Edward, have four grown children and enjoy their many grandchildren.
Janette Oke currently resides in Alberta. Janette Oke was born in 1935.
Janette Oke has published or released items in the following series...