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You Will See Fire: A Search for Justice in Kenya
Whether gunning down a warthog, raising the beams he'd hewn himself for a new church, or standing up for landless refugees and abused girls, Father John Kaiser was a figure larger than life. He was fierce in his commitments, devoted to the poor and displaced, and fearless—what some would call reckless—in the pursuit of justice. For this he was beloved by his parishioners, ...more
ebook, 336 pages
Published December 5th 2011 by W. W. Norton Company
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The story of an American priest in Kenya begins on a slow note, long descriptive passageways of text in order to get your mind adjusted to the who, what and where of the book. During his 36 years of missionary work, the priest has incited both love and hatred among people in his parish. His death has been foretold for years and he receives threats from unknown persons but he is determined to complete his work. When he is finally forced to leave by the Vatican it seems others decide to take matte ...more
Christopher Goffard writes for the Los Angeles Times and lives with his family in Irvine, California.More about Christopher Goffard...