At play in the fields of the Lord

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Random House, 1965 - Amazon River Region - 373 pages
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A tale of two men's experiences with a native Indian tribe in the Brazilian rain forest. Despite their separate missions, both men converge in their respect for the native culture and their zeal to protect the Indians from imminent invasion.

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I "read" the audio version of this book, which was well done, but a fairly dense book like this with a large cast of characters is hard to keep track of when tooling about town behind the wheel of my ... Read full review

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A small tribe in a remote South American jungle is the target of missionaries for conversion and mercenaries for conquest (if not genocide) at behest of the national government. One of the mercenaries ... Read full review


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