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Boone, Pat (1934- ) [To Shirley...]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.043.02 Author/Creator: Boone, Pat (1934- ) Place Written: Los Angeles, California Type: Typed document signed Date: 11 August 1975 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Excerpt from Boone's autobiography, 'A New Song': "To Shirley [his wife], Clint Davidson was a living example of the Christian life she was looking for. Little did either of us know than that we were about to experience the reality of the presence of the Lord in our lives - in the same way that Clint and Flora had!"


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Christianity, Religion, Marriage, Music, Literature and Language Arts

Sub Era: Crises of the 1970's