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You Never Gave Me a Name: One Mennonite Woman's Story

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I loved this book," says Dora Dueck, writer and editor, who is author of several books and co-editor of Northern Lights: An Anthology of Contemporary Christian Writing in Canada (Wiley, 2008). "This is Katie's life, her name, her harvest of work and discovery. But something wonderful happened as I read what she shares so honestly and well: I saw my own story--and felt it g ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published June 15th 2009 by Dreamseeker Books (first published 2009)
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Clif Hostetler
Katie Funk Wiebe, when young and single, worked as a legal secretary and later paid her way through bible college by working as secretary for the college president. From these early experiences she knew she was skilled working with words.

“I was a fast typist and a good steno, and I knew it. Confidence was my trademark.”

But she left this work experience in her past to become the wife of a teacher and aspiring preacher. The early married years were filled with children and financially lean times.
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Joanna
Katie Funk Wiebe is the pre-eminent Mennonite feminist writer and she also is my mother. Reading her autobiography gave me insight into her professional life and thinking in a way that living with her never did! This is her best book yet, forthright and full of stories.
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Katie Funk Wiebe (Tabor College 1968) is the author of twenty books and over a hundred articles. Her most recent books are You Never Gave Me a Name:One Mennonite Woman’s Story and How to Write Your Personal or Family History, both released in 2010.

Wiebe received an M.A. from Wichita State University and taught at Tabor College for 24 years. In 2000 The Mennonite named her one of twenty Mennonite
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