Rose Beyond The Wall eBook by Margaret Swensen
Poems of an Alaskan Mother of Nine

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Poems of an Alaskan mother of nine: the joys and heartbreaks of motherhood. The history of one women's 50-years of life and love in the Last Frontier. These poems give an insight into life in Territory of Alaska through the Greatland's statehood. It's about famiy, friends, and neighbors.

About Margaret Swensen

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Margaret Robison Swensen, was born March 12, 1936 in Murray, Utah. On February 3, 1955 she married her high school sweetheart, Evan Swensen, in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 1957. Margaret passed away on February 6, 2002. She compiled and published her grandfather’s poems, As Life Passes, and coauthored two books: Hiking Guide to Alaska and Fishing Guide to Alaska, and her book, The Rose Beyond the Wall, was published after she passed away. She also wrote many other unpublished stories and poem. She was a full-time wife, mother, homemaker, and at the time of her death, an ordinance worker in the Anchorage Alaska Temple. She loved writing, sewing — especially quilting — and genealogy research. Margaret is survived by her husband, nine children, 23 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Published September 1, 2002 by Publication Consultants. 52 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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