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From the Back Cover
In 1886, thirty-one year old Katherine Bushnell gives up hermedical practice to work with women living on Chicago's Hell's Half Acre and in thebrutal lumber camps of Wisconsin. Herlove for God and passion to see women released from bondage lead her to riskher own freedom and reputation for their sake. Secretly, she visits thesewomen to learn first-hand of the daily trials and torments they endure.
Crushed to see women mistreated, Kate prepares a report ofher findings concerning the white slave trade in Wisconsin and throughout theMidwest.
When Wisconsin's governor demands Kate appear before thelegislature to defend her damaging reports, she becomes the center of great controversy.Will they believe her report? Will they pass a law prohibiting sex with a girlunder sixteen? Will they punish the notorious den keepers?
Or will they call her a liar?
About the Author
- File Size : 4189 KB
- Publication Date : December 1, 2016
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print Length : 304 pages
- Publisher : Heritage Beacon Fiction (December 1, 2016)
- ASIN : B01MRHFJBM
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
- Language: : English
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Simultaneous Device Usage : Unlimited
- Lending : Enabled
- Best Sellers Rank: #623,992 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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My mother was the youngest daughter of a family of 17 children. She called herself "fourth from the
bottom" having three younger brothers. One summer while visiting one of the older sisters, my
Aunt Bessie, I was given a copy of a poem, "Little Blossom - A Temperance Recitation". Aunt Bessie
related to me that their mother had clipped from a magazine or newspaper. She had folded it and stored it
in a penny match box. She told me that all the sisters had recited it in school. I kept it in the box until
I became an adult and carefully put it on wood and sealed it to save it. I has always had a special place in our home. Before Mom died, i asked her if she remembered reciting it in school. She said that she did not do that and it must have been just the older sisters that did. Kate's life reminded so much my memories of this poem. Over the years, I have read it many times, not without tears.
I hope you will continue writing about other women who have dedicated their lives to bravely win for us so many
of the freedoms women enjoy today. All women today need to hear their stories.
Enjoyable and engaging.
how so many women and young girls were forced to become prostitutes. Some to feed their children, some forced by husbands and beaten if they refused. Many others kidnapped while police and " good citizens" looked the other way. There were no laws to protect them. Daughters of Deliverince shows all the dedication and hard work Katherine Bushnell did to change these laws while helping these women to turn their lives around and teaching them the love of God. By the amount of actual documented facts detailed in this book it is evident Ms. Lutz truly researched the facts. Daughters of Deliverance will stick with me for a very long time as I am sure it will you too.
women into prostitution while police and "society" simply looked the other way. Daughters of Deliverance tells of the
hard work this wonderful woman did for the lives of these women. Me. Lutz did a
truly remarkable job in her research which must have taken a great deal of time.
Top reviews from other countries
It's lessons about midwifery from the past were most interesting and informative. It also challenged my perspectives about prostitution as I realise more and more young girls are being thrust out into the world unprotected due to a break down in family relationships. Hopefully this book will challenge Christian communities to do more for these girls.
In a world that now has the largest number of slaves ever, including those who are often hidden in places of prostitution in Western countries, we need more Dr Kates today, who are willing to reach out to the trapped girls and fight on their behalf. But how sad would she be to know the battle still continues, that girls are still being enslaved and society still mainly turns a blind eye, claiming the girls choose the life despite the evidence that suggests large percentage of sex workers in Western countries are slaves, let alone elsewhere.