The daughters of a Canadian praire farmer, wife of a pastor and educator, mother of four grown children, and a grandmother who delights in her grandchildren, Janette fits none of the celebrity sterotypes. An ordinary woman with an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary ability to connect with her readers, she has opened the door to fiction for readers who had not yet discovered the joys and value of a well-told story. This biography provides her fans with a glimpse into the background and heart of this well-loved novelist.
Written by her daughter, Laurel Oke Logan, this book offers intimate glimpses into the life and heritage of
author Janette Oke. An ordinary woman with extraordinary gifts, Janette grew up on the Canadian prairie to eventually become the wife of a pastor and educator, the mother of four grown children, a grandmother who delights in her grandchildren--and one of the best known and love Christian novelists of our time. You'll discover how the strength of family connections and spiritual values have shaped her life and permeate her novels from the first, Love Comes Softly, to her most recent.
Laurel Oke Logan, daughter of Edward and Janette Oke, is the author of Janette Oke: A Heart for the Prairie, as well as the novels Dana's Valley, Where Courage Calls, and Where Trust Lies, cowritten with her mom. Laurel and her husband have six children and live near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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