An American missionary family lands in the village of Kilanga in the Congo in 1959, and the cultural confrontation begins immediately. The mother and four daughters react to their new environment, the villagers respond to their new preacher, and the family dynamics change. All of this is intensified by the Congo's own political turmoil. Bestseller. 1998.
1003 Foreign historical novels = Romans historiques étrangers
11000 Family stories Famille (récits)
11500 General fiction Littérature générale (romans)
12100 Historical fiction Histoire (romans)
2710 Religion (fiction) = Religion (roman)
3140 OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB = CLUB DU LIVRE D'OPRAH
Americans -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Fiction.
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- History -- 1960-1997 -- Fiction.
Families -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Fiction.
Missionaries -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Fiction.