The Earth Cries Out by Bonnie Etherington

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The Earth Cries Out by Bonnie Etherington

Berichtdoor Koen J de Jager » di 14 maart 2017, 17:15

Etherington, Bonnie ( 2017)

The Earth Cries Out

ISBN 9780143770657
Random House New Zealand, 288 p.
After the accidental death of Ruth's five-year-old sister, their father decides that atonement and healing are in order, and that taking on aid work in a mountain village in Irian Jaya is the way to find it. It is the late 1990s, a time of civil unrest and suppression in the Indonesian province now known as West Papua.
The family drops into what seems the middle of nowhere, where they experience a vibrant landscape, an ever-changing and disorientating world, and — for Ruth — new voices. While her parents find it a struggle to save themselves, let alone anyone else, Ruth seeks redemption in bearing witness to and passing on the stories of those who have been silenced — even as she is haunted by questions about what it means to witness and who gets to survive.
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