East of the Sun

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Random House, Oct 29, 1990 - Missionaries, Medical - 608 pages
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"A grand historical romance . . . Filled with passions, heartbreak and death." Chicago Sun-Times.
Liliane. Carolyn. Courtney. For half a century, they would devote themselves to the people of Simbayo, women healers bringing faith and hope to a beleaguered land . . . and to each other.

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User Review  - mrsdanaalbasha - LibraryThing

Bickmore debuts with a historical romance loosely based on the tumultuous history of 20th century Africa amid the dismantling of European colonialism. The bloodshed accompanying the founding of Zaire ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shannon Kelly - Goodreads

Historical fiction...very intersting story which spans several generations of women in Africa, from the Congo to South Africa. Slightly over dramatic at times, but a good read. Read full review


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Barbara Bickmore taught English, French, American literature, and creative writing in high school before becoming a full-time writer. Her first book, East of the Sun, was published in 1988. Her other novels included Stairway to the Stars, West of the Moon, Deep in the Heart, and Beyond the Promise. She died on February 23, 2015.

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