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RUTH By Dale Anderson
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This is a prophetic prayer commentary on the book of Ruth
Ruth By Elizabeth Gaskell
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Ruth is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. Ruth is a young orphan girl working in a respectable sweatshop for the overworked Mrs Mason. She is selected to go to a ball to repair torn dresses. At the ball... More > she meets the aristocratic Henry Bellingham, a rake figure who is instantly attracted to her. They meet again by chance and form a secret friendship; on an outing together they are spotted by Mrs Mason who, fearing for her shop's reputation, dismisses Ruth. The book is a social novel, dealing with Victorian views about sin and illegitimacy. It is a surprisingly compassionate portrayal of a 'fallen woman', a type of person normally outcast from respectable society. Ruth goes on to gain a respectable position in society as a governess. Ruth may be compared to Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter and it anticipates Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Ruth, like Tess, is a working-class girl who is distinguished from her peers by both unusual sensitivity and sexual ignorance.< Less
Ruth By Elizabeth Gaskell
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The book is a social novel, dealing with Victorian views about sin and illegitimacy. It is a surprisingly compassionate portrayal of a ‘fallen woman’, a type of person normally outcast... More > from respectable society. The title of the novel refers to the main character Ruth Hilton, an orphaned young seamstress who is seduced and then abandoned by gentleman Henry Bellingham. Ruth, pregnant and alone, is taken in by a minister and his sister. They conceal her single status under the pretence of widowhood in order to protect her child from the social stigma of illegitimacy. Ruth goes on to gain a respectable position in society as a governess, which is threatened by the return of Bellingham and the revelation of her secret.< Less
Ruth's Story By Ruth Nachtigall
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Ruth's Story By Ruth Nachtigall
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An Inconvenient Ruth By Ruth.A. Cod
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"An Inconvenient Ruth" Principled, humorous and comedic observations of everyday living in our All American Landscape !! A portion of the profits of this book will be donated to a Domestic... More > Violence Shelter...< Less
The Chronicles of Ruth By Ruth Baird Shaw
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Ruth Shaw began a blog, Ruthlace, in 2006 at the age of 82, in order to write about her life growing up in the 1920s and 1930s, the Great Depression, World War II, along with stories her own mother... More > shared with her of earlier times.< Less
Ruth's Rhymes By Ruth Moloney Cowgill
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RUTH’S RHYMES is a book of inspirational poetry that spans three generations. It gives an insight into family life as it covers family values handed down from one generation to the next. The... More > author’s childhood began during the Great Depression era, followed by World War II, and includes the shock of Woman’s Liberation on a full time Mother, widowhood, and her walk of faith.< Less
Ed and Ruth By M Ruth Shaw-Wegemer
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while the focus is Ed and Ruth, the book traces the convergence of two families in America - one of Swedish Immigrants and the other of settlers from the time of the earliest colonies in America -... More > refer to table of contents in the 23 page preview for a fuller description. While unique in their own way, these folk are an example of the common man of the generations just past. It is a story of some of the people and times that built our wonderful heritage of sacrifice, character and stability - the people that gave the world this nation.< Less
In the Studio with Ruth Armitage By Ruth Armitage
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18 Month calendar featuring stunning artwork by Northwest artist Ruth Armitage. Fill your year with colorful images from my "Down on the Farm" series, based on aerial views of farmland in... More > the Pacific Northwest. These are not realistic renderings; they are expressive, passionate, colorful paintings filled with calligraphic marks, shapes and glorious color for every day of the year. Calendar begins in January 2015 and ends in June 2016. Ruth is an award-winning, nationally known painter whose work has been published widely.< Less