Mary of Kivu

Mary of Kivu has a reputation as a miraculous healer. Queues of sick people wait outside her home near the Congolese-Rwandan border in Central Africa. Keith Masterson, an American journalist, is determined to unravel the story of this mysterious woman, hoping to find something to add color to his reports on war, violence, and poverty. Against all odds, she decides to see him and tells him a story she has told no-one before. During these meetings, Keith starts to uncover his own troubled past.

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Pages

224

Paperback ISBN

978-94-6238-005-9

Ebook ISBN

978-94-6238-006-6

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Publication date

16 June, 2016

Price

£9.99

Author

Gary Barker

Gary Barker is an author, researcher, and human rights activist. He is founder and director of Promundo, an international… Read more

Reviews

‘The story of the Great African War, told with grace and passion’ —SHEREEN EL FEKI, author of Sex and the Citadel

‘Barker writes with a simple, raw honesty that is captivating.’ —KUWANA HAULSEY, author of The Red Moon and Angel of Harlem

‘This is an astonishing book, heartrendingly told, of the human toll of the chronic conflicts in Africa and the capacity for healing.’ —MICHAEL KIMMEL, author of Angry White Men

‘Barker writes with a simple, raw honesty that is captivating.’ —KUWANA HAULSEY, author of The Red Moon and Angel of Harlem