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Alfieri, Annamaria

Summary: "It's 1913, and Justin Tolliver is no longer a member of the colonial police in British East Africa. Instead, he has opted for life as an African farmer and a newly minted family-man. But once again, Vera and Justin are brought face to face with terrible injustice."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Felony & Mayhem Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALF

Matsuoka, Takashi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Matsuoka 2002

Hering, Marianne

Summary: Beth and Patrick time travel to 1950s and 1960s Equador where they come in contact with missionaries and the Waodani people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Her

Samson, Lisa

Summary: When Sara's aunt Bel shows up looking for a place to stay after years without contact, the enigmatic woman brings refreshing change into the lives she touches, but Sara soon learns of the ordeal that Bel went through while she was away.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Christian Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAM

Hutchens, Paul

Summary: The gang befriends the Fenwicks, missionaries to Costa Rica who are spending a month at Sugar Creek enjoying fishing and their motorboat, the Vida Eterna, while giving Mr. Fenwick's ailing heart a rest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Moody Press 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J SCG 26

Jin, Ha

Summary: The Japanese are poised to invade Nanjing. The dean of Jinling Women's College, Minnie Vautrin mistakenly believes her American citizenship will protect the school. But Vautrin's life becomes a daily struggle as the school becomes a refugee camp--and the slaughter of refugees begins.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JIN

Grisham, John.

Summary: Troy Phelan is a self-made billionaire who is eccentric, reclusive, and looking for a way to die. His heirs are circling like vultures. Nate O'Riley is a high-octane Washington litigator just emerging from his fourth stay in rehab armed with his fragile sobriety, good intentions, and resilient sense of humor. Rachel Lane is a young woman who walked away from the modern world to live and work...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 1999

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Sawyer, Kim Vogel.

Summary: Ostracized by her tribe because of her white father, Lizzie lives alone in the mountains of Alaska. Clay is totally focused on his goal of being a missionary like his father-- until he meets a young, independent Indian woman with the most striking blue eyes he's ever seen. Will he be forced to choose between ministering to the natives, and the quiet nudging of his heart?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAW

Allen, Conrad

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Brunstetter, Wanda E.

Summary: A Quaker woman dares the unknown to be a missionary in the western wilderness of the United States in 1837.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shiloh Run Press 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BRU

Dams, Jeanne M.

Summary: In 1900 South Bend, Indiana, Swedish maid Hilda Johansson investigates the murder of a missionary woman just back from China. The victim was the sister of Hilda's employer. A new series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAM

Liggett, Cathy.

Summary: "One trip binds their hearts forever to the women of Africa"--Cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2010

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LIG

Elphinstone, Margaret.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Canongate U.S. 2003

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Caldwell, Bo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Heinemann 2002

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Joinson, Suzanne.

Summary: In 1923, devout Eva English and her not-so-religious sister Lizzie embark on a journey to be missionaries in the ancient Silk Road city of Kashgar.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOI

Kingsolver, Barbara.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC KIN

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1839, newly orphaned eleven-year-old Mary goes to live with her missionary aunt and uncle who run a school for Indian children in northern Michigan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WHE

Whelan, Gloria.

Summary: In 1839, newly orphaned eleven-year-old Mary goes to live with her missionary aunt and uncle who run a school for Indian children in northern Michigan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1996

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WHE

Kingsolver, Barbara.

Summary: The drama of a U.S. missionary family in Africa during a war of decolonization. At its center is Nathan Price, a self-righteous Baptist minister who establishes a mission in a village in 1959 Belgian Congo. The resulting clash of cultures is seen through the eyes of his wife and his four daughters. By the author of Pigs in Heaven.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFlamingo 1998

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Michener, James A. (James Albert)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1959

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MIC

Warren, Susan

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Publisher / Publication Date: Steeple Hill 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Alfieri, Annamaria

Summary: It s 1911, and young Vera McIntosh is in love and out of place. Pale and Scottish, a missionary s daughter, she no longer fits in with the Kikuyu with whom she grew up. But she is too African, too native to be welcomed by Kenya s ex-pat community. It s only in Justin Tolliver s arms that Vera feels truly at home. Tolliver, too, is neither fish nor fowl. True, he s the son of an English earl,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Felony & Mayhem Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALF

Caldwell, Bo.

Summary: "Will Kiehn is an 'ordinary man,' seemingly destined for life as a humble farmer in the Midwest, when, having felt a call from God, he moves to the vast North China Plain in 1906. There he is surprised by love and weds a strong and determined fellow missionary, Katherine, who is also a dedicated nurse. Early in their marriage Will and Katherine find themselves witnesses to the crumbling of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAL

Betancourt, Ingrid

Summary: "From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate. Set against the backdrop of Argentina's Dirty War and infused with magical realism, The Blue Line is a breathtaking story of love and betrayal by one of the world's most renowned writers and activists. Ingrid Betancourt, author of the New York Times bestselling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BET