Home Is Where the Suitcases Are
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Home Is Where the Suitcases Are

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"Life is lived in the little things." -Marilyn Beckwith

In the early 1970s, after a year of unemployment, Marilyn Beckwith was in desperate need for change in her life. With her characteristic joie de vivre, she started a new life on a new continent-and didn't look back. In 1971, she and her husband moved to Africa with their four children, armed with not much more than a p...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published December 29th 2011 by Abbott Press
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This book was written by my grandmother and published posthumously. I remember one summer she spent with us in rural Eastern Washington working on it. My grandfather gave me a copy after publication and I read it straight through. I learned so much about my grandmother that I never knew. While her story may not resonate with people today, her strength through adversity and humor through it all makes this book worth reading.
Marilyn and I sang in church choir together for many years before her death in 2011. This book allowed me to get to know her in ways I would not have otherwise.
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