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We gather together : a nation at war, a president in turmoil, and one American's campaign to return us all to a state of grace / Denise Kiernan.

Kiernan, Denise, (author.).

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North Kansas City Public Library 394.2649 KIERNAN 2020 (Text) 0001002379947 Nonfiction New Available -

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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And thus commenced ... -- An evolution of gratitude -- Media Madonna -- Of presidents and proclamations -- Now more than ever -- To these bounties -- Of tragedy and gratitude -- On a Thursday in November -- Reasonable hopes -- A tradition in question -- My heartfelt prayer -- Pomp and changing circumstance -- Milestones and missteps -- The pain of evolution -- Choose gratitude.
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"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Castle and The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating story of America's national day of thanks and of the tenacious and inspiring Sarah Josepha Hale, a nineteenth-century woman who made establishing this holiday her life's mission-one brought to fruition by the wise support of Abraham Lincoln"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879.
Thanksgiving Day > History.
Holidays > United States > History.
Women authors, American > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Social aspects.

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