The Place Between Our Fears: Life in Congo and Beyond (Paperback)
★Book of the Month for Women for Women International Book Club
From the green hills of eastern Congo comes an unforgettable true story about women who refuse to give up.
When Dawn, a young American woman, first moves to eastern Congo she is unprepared for the realities of life in a city built on the edge of disaster. In search of community she becomes friends with Argentine and Mapendo two young Congolese women who navigate their perilous lives on crutches with camaraderie, laughter and faith. This story follows the three women's decade-long friendship, as they travel across countries, through through refugee camps, and arrive in a place they could never have imagined.The Place Between Our Fears is a love song to Congo and a gripping account of war, poverty and displacement. Ultimately it is an unforgettable story of hope and friendship and a call to community despite all our fears.