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Love in the Land of Barefoot Soldiers: A Novel

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Can newfound love survive the ravages of modern warfare in the land of the Queen of Sheba?

Twenty-something Ceseli Larson is mourning the recent death of her cherished father. His passing comes as she prepares to undertake a planned but harrowing expedition to the lost ruins of Axum. Axum, capital of an ancient kingdom and the possible resting place of the Ark of the Covena
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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published January 27th 2015 by Yucca Publishing (first published January 6th 2015)
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Love in the Land of Barefoot Soldiers, by Frances Vieta, is fiction. However it is very well-informed and researched about the historical context. The characters are American, African, and Italian. A young American woman from New York is writing a thesis for her college. She studies archaeology, and her subject is the earliest writings of Christianity, the beliefs and monuments of the Copts who lived in what is now Ethiopia. Her uncle works as the American Minister to Ethiopia, living in Addis A
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I enjoyed this book. The background descriptions of Ethopia in the 19303 are graphic and the story moves right along.
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Incredible book with deep knowledge of a country and a historical time people know little about.
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