Download PDF by Elaine Neil Orr: A Different Sun: A Novel of Africa

By Elaine Neil Orr

ISBN-10: 1101622067

ISBN-13: 9781101622063

"Also I heard the voice of the Lord, announcing, Whom shall I ship, and who will opt for us? Then acknowledged I, right here am I; ship me. "When Emma Davis reads the phrases of Isaiah 6:8 in her room at a Georgia women's collage, she is familiar with her real calling: to develop into a missionary. it's a bounce of religion that sweeps her away to Africa in an odyssey of private discovery, super hassle, and profound transformation.

For the earnest, headstrong daughter of a wealthy slave proprietor, dwelling one of the Yoruba humans is totally not like Emma's sheltered childhood--as is her new husband, Henry Bowman. 20 years her senior, the mercurial Henry is the thing of Emma's mad past love, intensifying the sensations of all they see and percentage jointly. on a daily basis brings new tragedy and heartbreak, and every day, Emma someway reveals the desire, ardour, and strength of mind to press onward. via all of it, Henry's first reward to Emma, an easy writing box--with its purple leather-bound diary and area for a number of adored keepsakes--becomes her closest confidant, Emma's final connection to a lifestyles that turns out, during this unusual new global, like a passing reminiscence.

A story of social and religious awakening; a dispatch from a tough period at domestic and out of the country; and a meditation on religion, freedom, and hope, a distinct sunlight is an enthralling fiction debut.

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