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A bright and steady flame : the story of an enduring friendship / Luanne Armstong.

Armstrong, Luanne. (Author).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

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Creston Public Library 813.54 ARM (Text) 35140001177917 New Books Display Volume hold On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781987915822
  • ISBN: 1987915828
  • Physical Description: 160 pg. : ill. ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Halfmoon Bay, BC : Cailtlin Press,

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In 1974, after escaping an abusive marriage, Luanne Armstrong struggled with poverty and caring for four small children. During this time, the author and Sam Moore began their friendship; they were both young, single parents in crisis and needed to change their lives. They supported each other through their child-rearing yars, careers and environmental, peace and feminist work. Their friendship endured and strengthened during the colourful, sometimes strange, but also community-altering movements that rocked the seventies and eighties throughout BC: back-to-the-landers, draft dodgers, hippies, drugs, plus political movements for peace, feminism and equality. Now in their later years, they are again both facing an identity crisis, and, again, they do so together, their long friendship a source of immense strength and comfort. This book delves into the hardships of aging, grief and pain, and how friendship can sustain all of us.
Subject: Armstrong, Luanne, 1949 > Friends and associates.
Authors, Canadian (English) > Biography > 20th century.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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