Papas wife is a celebration of family life, a recognition of the great blessing of children, and a warm testimony of faith in our lord. Less problematic than other problem dads, he still has his ups and downs, his moments of great joy and great frustration. Rev frans august ferre 18651938 find a grave memorial. As readers of papas wife will recall, thyra ferre bjorn writes semiautobiographically of her laplandamerican family with a pleasant naivete that is often funny and charming. The story of life in a swedish family which immigrated to america in the midst of growing up has some of the heart appeal, less delicately expressed, of i remember mama and is on its own thoroughly good humored, if sometimes too cute. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures.
Just click the edit page button at the bottom of the page. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. See all 10 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Bjorn tells how it and its successors came to be written writing a book is much like having a baby and how they fared. Click to read more about papas wife by thyra ferre bjorn. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Mamas way by thyra ferre bjorn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Bjorns life from the time she wrote her first bestselling book up.
The book is described on the inside part of the dust jacket as a partial autobiography in that it concerns only the high lights sic of mrs. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. Pontus frantzen, he was the title subject in his daughter thyra ferre bjorns bestselling autobiographical books, papas wife and papas daughter. Thyra ferre bjorn biography thyra ferre bjorn biography and list of works thyra ferre bjorn books covid19 update april 17, 2020. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel. Publication date 1959 topics spouses of clergy, swedish americans publisher. There are also four daughters in the family, one of whom is mrs.
First edition archives raptis rare books fine rare and. The author recounts her childhood, and describes how her mother taught her the meaning of prayer and faith. The complete series list for the franzons thyra ferre bjorn. After lunch, i read aloud to the children its one of my favorite times of day, especially while weve been reading papas wife, an international best seller of the mid20 th century papas wife by thyra ferre bjorn tells the story of maria who became a maid for pastor pontus franzon in lapland. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. It looks like we dont have any biography for thyra ferre bjorn yet be the first to contribute. The life of a swedish lapland pastor, who settles in new england, his determined wife, and their eight lively children. Buy papas wife by thyra ferre bjorn online at alibris. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search.
Author thyra ferre bjorn was born in swedish, lapland. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Ive had a hardbound trilogy sitting on my shelf for two or three years now, waiting to be read. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle. Mar 27, 2014 short biography about thyra ferre bjorn. Mama came to the house of the swedish pastor franzon as a maid, left it when marriage to him seemed remote and traveled to america, where. Gustave ferre, is head of the department of philosophy at texas christian university, fort worth, texas. Surname is sometimes spelled ferre son of anders nilsson and lotta ersdatter.
Papas wife library binding june 1, 1992 by thyra ferre bjorn author 4. See all 12 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Raptis rare books maintains an extensive collection of rare and firstedition books from a variety of authors and publishers. The franzons series in order thyra ferre bjorn fictiondb.
Its a trilogy by thyra ferre bjorn about a mother and daughter. Thyra ferre bjorns memoir papas wife features a father who is the overworked, principled pastor of a small congregation in northern sweden and later america. This is the first book i had read of thyra ferre bjorn. Thyra ferre bjorn is currently considered a single author. On a whim what i thought was a whim i picked it up this summer. Thyra ferre bjorn was one of eight children born to a clergyman in swedish lapland. The home has a heart by thyra ferre bjorn a copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The home has a heart nodust by thyra ferre bjorn ebay. Isbn 9780800783105 9780800783105 softcover, fleming h. Navigate through our full selection of firsteditions below to find a particular item youre looking for. Thyra ferre bjorn wrote a delightful book called this is my life.
Her family, like the franzon family, had four daughters and four sons. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Thyra married another native from sweden, robert bjorn. In 1924, her father received a call to a swedish church in springfield, massachusetts, and the family came to america. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Papas wife library binding jun 1 1992 by thyra ferre bjorn author 4. This novel follows the lives of a conservative, swedish minister, pontus franzon, and his pretty young wife, maria, through their years in a parsonage in lapland, their eight children, and their journey to a. Find this is my life by bjorn, thyra ferre at biblio. It was such a well written story of the strength, bonds, love, and faithfulness of a family that i wanted to pass it down to my daughters to have for their daughters. This is my life by thyra ferre bjorn, a hardcover with a blueorange cloth binding. Thyra ferre bjorn books biography and list of works. Thyra bjorn, author of several books, the best known.399 1042 497 538 908 257 244 1210 332 425 1408 180 948 976 1452 835 90 238 728 183 782 728 844 866 639 126 951 351 662 945 707 1162 315 1273 80 196 1180 1100 1606 1273 484 856 1188 847 747 605 450 436 144