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In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot

Autor: Farmer, Paul
Gutradt, Gail

Editorial: Knopf

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$25.95
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In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot : A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman's volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia--a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the Wat Opot Children's Community. Begun with just fifty dollars in the pocket of Wayne Dale Matthysse, a former Marine Corps medic in Vietnam, Wat Opot, a temple complex nestled among Cambodia's verdant rice paddies, was once a haunted scrubland that became a place of healing and respite where children with or orphaned by HIV/AIDS could live outside of fear or judgment, and find a new family--a place that Gutradt calls "a workshop for souls."

Disarming, funny, deeply moving, In a Rocket Made of Ice gathers the stories of children saved and changed by this very special place, and of one woman's transformation in trying to help them. With wry perceptiveness and stunning humanity and humor, this courageous, surprising, and evocative memoir etches the people of Wat Opot forever on your heart.


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Biografía y Autobiografía   Personal Memoirs

ISBN 13:9780385353472
ISBN 10:0385353472
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:322
Tamaño:9.40" l x 6.50" w x 1.20" h
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