Oh Jerusalem: James K Baxter: An Intimate Memoir

Author(s): Mike Minehan

NZ Non Fiction

One womanâÃÂÃÂs powerful testimony of her journey there and back. âÃÂÃÂI loved you as I had not experienced love before. Or sinceâÃÂæâÃÂàIn 1971, a young girl joins James K. BaxterâÃÂÃÂs commune of Jerusalem to take part in his experiment of joined spiritual living without set rules but solely guided by God. But what was life really like in this commune in the 1970si In this book Mike Minehan tells her very own version of life at the Maori pa in Jerusalem on the Wanganui river. In her original compelling style she gives a poetical and sensitive insight into her relationship with James K. Baxter, the son she bore him and the influence these events had on her throughout her life. It is also a story about finding destiny in life, sometimes disconcerting, yet full of fascination and hope. Mike Minehan (Michele Blumsky) is a former broadcaster and poet. She lives in a small coastal community north of Christchurch with her husband and two Jack Russells. First published in 1972 in university news-papers and Broadsheet, Mike Minehan began full time writing in 1988. This is her fifth published book. Paperback (B-Format)


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General Fields

  • : 9781877270383
  • : hazpnz
  • : hazpnz
  • : March 2003
  • : 210x140mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Mike Minehan
  • : Paperback
  • : 128pp
  • : ports.