Loved by millions around the world, what inspired the poetry of Helen Steiner Rice?
This fascinating new biography reveals the life and heart of an unofficial poet laureate. Drawing on Helen Steiner Rice's own correspondence and the recollections of those who knew her best, here is a story of a woman whose experience of independence, love and tragedy forged within her a close communion with God and a deep sensitivity to the needs of others.
As a young suffragette, she had wanted to be a lawyer. When disappointment redirected her life, she carved out a glamorous career as a public relations professional and her poetry drew enormous popular acclaim. But it was her personal struggle with suffering and her unfailing concern and generosity which made Helen Steiner Rice such an inspiration to many.
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