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The Missionary
The Missionary
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David Eller is an American missionary in Venezuela, married to missionary nurse, Christie. Together they rescue homeless children in Caracas. But for David, that isn't enough. The supply of homeless children is endless because of massive poverty and the oppressive policies of the Venezuelan government, led by the Hugo Chavez-like Armando Guzman. In a moment of anger, David publicly rails against the government, unaware that someone dangerous might be listening--a revolutionary looking for recruits. David falls into an unimaginable nightmare of espionage, ending in a desperate, life-or-death gamble to flee the country with his wife and son, with all the resources of a corrupt dictatorship at their heels.
ISBN: 978-0-8024-5569-7
Publish date: March, 2009
Page Count: 384
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25
Format: Paperback
Weight: 1.12 LBS
Case Quantity: 40
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About Mr. & Mrs. William Carmichael
WILLIAM CARMICHAEL, co-author of The Missionary, is an accomplished bestselling author of marriage, family, and parenting books. He and his wife, Nancie, are popular speakers across the United States and Canada and together have written several books, including Habits of a Healthy Home and Desperate for God. Bill is also the founder of Good Family Magazines, which published Virtue, Christian Parenting Today, and Parents of Teenagers magazines. Bill and Nancie have five children and seven grandchildren and reside in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon.

About Mr. & Mrs. David Lambert
DAVID LAMBERT (M.F.A., University of Montana) is senior fiction editor at Howard Books and also sits on the Editorial Board of Jerry Jenkins's Christian Writers Guild. Previously he spent 18 years as an acquiring editor at Zondervan. Dave is the author of ten published books, including The Missionary, co-authored with William Carmichael, and the Gold Medallion Award winning Jumper Fables, co-authored with Ken Davis. His short fiction has been published in periodicals as diverse as TQ, The Chariton Review, Sand, Virtue, Moody Magazine, Guideposts for Kids, and Story. David resides in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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This book to me was just OK. While the authors did a good job writing the story, I found I just wasn't very interested in it. I wouldn't rule out reading another book of theirs, I just wouldn't recommend it to my friends with extra zeal. I would however like to get my husband's take on it, as a male may identify more with the story line. Full review ttp://oneoceandreamer.blogspot.com/2012/03/missionary.html
by Ocean Dreamer on 3/13/2012

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