Oakland Ross takes us to seventeen countries and into many lives. The result of ten years' hard, often dangerous travel through some of the most troubled spots in the world, these unforgettable stories tell of ordinary men and women who live--and often thrive--through situations of great duress....
|Title||:||A Fire On The Mountains : Exploring the Human Spirit from Mexico to Madagascar|
|Number of Pages||:||406 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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A Fire On The Mountains : Exploring the Human Spirit from Mexico to Madagascar Reviews
This was much more engaging than I had expected. I had picked it up at the library expecting a collection of vignettes that would be easy to pick up and put down again between other activities, but it ended up keeping me reading late into the night. Ross had a fascinating career as a foreign correspondent. He personalizes many events that I'd previously only read about in history textbooks, and most of the time he's able to write about people in tough situations without focusing only on the problems.