Letters to Jessie by Patricia Pulver FitzgeraldLetters to Jessie by Patricia Pulver Fitzgerald

Letters to Jessie

byPatricia Pulver Fitzgerald

Paperback | February 8, 2016

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When Jessie Whitney Pulver received letters in the mail, she read and then saved them. The letters were passed down and saved some more. These letters chronicled Jessie’s life and the lives of the people who cared about her and wrote to her. People wrote to her about families—theirs and hers. They wrote about wars that were taking place and wars that they feared would take place. They reminisced about times past and hopes for the future. They told about their daily lives and the details of those daily lives. They talked about illnesses and injuries and death and new life. They wrote about the weather and emerging seasons. They told Jessie how they felt, and they told her that they loved her.  The letters span generations, beginning with Jessie’s grandmother and ending with letters from Jessie’s great-grandchildren. Through the letters, in their own words, we get to know these people from New Brunswick, Canada, and Washington State—Jane, Margaret, June, and Bill, the Pulver kids, and many others.

Patricia Pulver Fitzgerald graduated from Western Washington University (before it was called that) with a teaching degree. After raising three children and teaching elementary school for many years, she and her husband retired, and now she occupies her time with writing, kayaking, volunteering, hiking, traveling, playing racquetball, ...
Title:Letters to JessieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:356 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.97 inPublished:February 8, 2016Publisher:Patricia FitzgeraldLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944680764

ISBN - 13:9781944680763