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Mother Ann Lee, Morning Star of the Shakers

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Originally published in 1976 as Anne the Word, this is a popular biography of colorful and controversial Shaker founder Ann Lee.
Paperback, 205 pages
Published September 1st 1990 by University Press of New England
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Tamra
Sep 16, 2009 Tamra rated it liked it
Recommends it for: religious history nuts
This book is the same as Ann the Word, published in 1976. My review of that book follows:

Ann Lee has always fascinated me. So I finally read a book about her.

This book is not a masterpiece. It's like the bare bones version of what you need to know to come away with a basic understanding of Ann Lee's life and the foundation of the Shaker religion. I appreciated, however, that I didn't have to research all the historical accounts myself--it's a nice compilation.

Also to be noted about the book: the
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Excellent, easy-to-read, biography of Ann Lee, founder of the Shaker movement.
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