A classic story of a young manas journey to adulthood, The Boy of Battle Ford covers Blackmanas years growing up in early post-settlement Illinois, where he gave in to temptations such as drinking, gambling, and the lure of prostitutes before joining the army, finding God and becoming a preacher. Blackman, who notes that he is determined to awrite factsa in this book, peppers his story with the sordid details of the sinful times of his life as well as with discussions of faith and of struggling to understand his God and his beliefs.People talked about her death and about her condition to meet death much for weeks, as the family was a prominent one ... a great deal of produce on it, but if we failed to use it all, or to destroy it, or feed to stock that was not Worth keeping, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Boy of Battle Ford and the Man|
|Author||:||W. S. Blackman|
|Publisher||:||SIU Press - 2012-03-08|