Evangeline Booth by P.W. Wilson

Evangeline Booth

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An enthusiastic, devoted profile of Evangeline Booth, General of the Salvation Army, written by one of her followers from a collection of her papers, and profusely illustrated in her own words. Anecdotal, easy reading, this biography chronicles her life, from her English ancestry to her latest years here in the United States. Here is the beginning of the Army under her father; Eva's early display of talents; her first assignments in England; her Canadian and Alaskan missions; the long years of service here in the United States. Of particular interest is her brother's attempt in a surge of anti- British feeling, to separate the American Army from the British founders, and the ill- fated attempt to dismiss Eva Booth from service., Eulogy rather than reportage, this portrayal will probably find a sympathetic audience almost wholly among the ardent followers.

Pub Date: July 19th, 1948
Publisher: Scribner