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The friendly persuasion

by Jessamyn West

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jessamyn West.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8315 F75 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2029223M
ISBN 100156336065
LC Control Number91006468
OCLC/WorldCa23017197

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Adapted from the best-selling novel by Jessamyn West, Friendly Persuasion is set in Southern Indiana in the early days of the Civil War. Gary Cooper plays Jess Birdwell, patriarch of a Quaker family which does not believe in warfare. Birdwell's son Josh (Anthony Perkins) wishes to adhere /5. Sep 28,  · Whether it's a gift parcel arriving on their doorstep or Confederate soldiers approaching their land, the Birdwells embrace life with emotion, conviction, and a love for one another that seems to conquer all. The Friendly Persuasion has charmed generations of readers as one of our classic tales of the American Midwest.

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Jessamyn West () was born in Indiana to Quaker parents and lived most of her life in lphsbands.com by: 7. From Wikipedia: "The Friendly Persuasion is an American novel published in by Jessamyn West.

It consists of 14 vignettes about a Quaker farming family, the Birdwells, living near the town of Vernon in southern Indiana along "the banks of the Muscatatuck, where /5. THE FRIENDLY PERSUASION on lphsbands.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(37). May 06,  · To fully enjoy a book like The Friendly Persuasion, you must appreciate stories that delve deeply into characters' thoughts and motivations.

West's book is, like early Quakers, quiet and contemplative, examining a close-knit family of Friends around the time of American Civil War. But, don't look for much action here.4/5(4). The Friendly Persuasion has charmed generations of readers as one of our classic tales of the American Midwest.

Author Bio Jessamyn West () was born in Indiana to Quaker parents and lived most of her life in lphsbands.com: Adapted from the best-selling novel by Jessamyn West, Friendly Persuasion is set in Southern Indiana in the early days of the Civil War. Gary Cooper plays Jess Birdwell, patriarch of a Quaker 88%.

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The friendly persuasion Item Preview remove-circlePages: Mary Jessamyn West was an American Quaker (originally from Indiana) who wrote numerous stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion ()/5.

I felt like a part of the family as I read Friendly Persuasion. The stories in the book were well written, funny, and poignant. I have seen the movie many years ago, and was surprised when I found it had been a book before a movie/5(3).

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“The Battle of Finney’s Ford” is the subject of the fifth chapter in Jessamyn West’s novel The Friendly Persuasion. Nov 25,  · This fine adaptation of "Friendly Persuasion" is quite satisfying, with thoughtful drama that takes place in an interesting and believable setting, plus many good lighter moments.

Though the story ultimately focuses on just a couple of the characters' concerns, along the way it provides an effective overview of their lives as a whole/10(6K).

Friendly Persuasion premiered at the Radio City Music Hall November 1, Wyler had asked Allied Artists to book the theatre, but nobody at the studio knew how to go about that, so he took the film to New York himself and screened it for the theatre's management to secure the booking.

Dec 13,  · The friendly persuasion by Jessamyn West; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Civil War,Fiction, History, Indiana in fiction, Protected DAISY, Quakers, Quakers in fiction, Short stories, Social life and customs, United States in fiction, Civil war,In library, Society of Friends, Manners and customs, American Civil War () fast.

Sep 01,  · Friendly Persuasion is a group of short stories following an Indianan Quaker couple and their family through their adult lives. Jess, the father is a nurseryman and Eliza, his wife, a Quaker clergy.

Jess keeps life lively with comeuppances and an attraction to new conveniences such as gas lighting and running water in the home.4/5(2).

Friendly Persuasion is a American Civil War drama film starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, Richard Eyer, Robert Middleton and Phyllis Love. The screenplay was adapted by Michael Wilson from the novel The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West, and was directed by William Wyler.

The film tells the story of a Quaker family in southern Indiana during the American Civil Music by: Dimitri Tiomkin. The Friendly Persuasion has charmed generations of readers as one of our classic tales of the American Midwest. A quintessential American heroine, Eliza Birdwell is a wonderful blend of would-be austerity, practicality, and gentle humor when it comes to /5(4).

The Friendly Persuasion. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. The classic american story of the life of the Birdwells, a Quaker family living in Indiana at the time of the Civil War. The source of the famous William Wyler film starring Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, and Anthony Perkins.

Although the vast majority of books. "The Friendly Persuasion" has charmed generations of readers as a classic tale of the American Midwest.

Read More Whether it's a gift parcel arriving on their doorstep or Confederate soldiers approaching their land, the Birdwells embrace life with emotion, conviction, and a love for one another that seems to conquer all.

All of the stories in The Friendly Persuasion are designed to entertain, to inspire, and to raise moral questions. They gently provide practical lessons about life and death, friendship and love.

The vocabulary used by the Birdwell family—such as “thee” and “thou” instead of. The Friendly Persuasion. Written by Jessamyn West Review by Ann Chamberlin. The reader who picks this up having seen “Civil War” on the cover and hoping for tales of cannon shot and screaming horses will be disappointed—but I hope, in the end, as enriched as I was.

Friendly Persuasion () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more Menu. Movies. They are friendly, open, honest and welcoming. They live an almost idyllic life.

They also preach non-violence and remain neutral as far as the war and fighting goes. They are against slavery but don't feel men should be killed over the issue.Oct 10,  · The Friendly Persuasion (originally published in ; republished in by Harvest Books, an imprint of Harcourt Inc., 15 E.

26 th St., New York City, NY ). New York City, NY ). It is aroundand Jess Birdwell, a Quaker, lives with his family at the Maple Grove Nursery, which he owns and operates, near the town of Vernon in.Sep 01,  · The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West.

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