Mary Of Kivu

by Gary Barker
Mary Of Kivu
  • ISBN-13: 9789462380059
  • Author(s): Gary Barker
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: World Editions
  • Imprint: World Editions
  • Publication Date: 16-06-2016
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£9.99
In the volcano-ringed hills around Lake Kivu in Central Africa, Mary is raped by rebel soldiers. She is initially rejected by her family and her fiance, and then stories begin to circulate that she can perform miracles. Hundreds of women from nearby villages line up outisde her home every day, hoping to be cured. Mary shares her own story of rape with no one - until the arrival of Keith Masterson, an American journalist who reports on conflict in the region. Keith has his own troubled past that follows him from his childhood to Africa, something Mary understands.
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In the volcano-ringed hills around Lake Kivu in Central Africa, Mary is raped by rebel soldiers. She is initially rejected by her family and her fiance, and then stories begin to circulate that she can perform miracles. Hundreds of women from nearby villages line up outisde her home every day, hoping to be cured. Mary shares her own story of rape with no one - until the arrival of Keith Masterson, an American journalist who reports on conflict in the region. Keith has his own troubled past that follows him from his childhood to Africa, something Mary understands.

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