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Of Wars And Worship

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The extraordinary story of Gertrude and Alvin Blum

by Keithie Saunders and Prue Rushton

From Kiev to New York to Little Rock to Guadalcanal – one couple’s courageous journey to promote the unity of mankind.


An odyssey that led them through rejection, war and suspicion to the Solomon Islands and their final triumph of faith in humanity.

Some comments from reviewers:

‘I loved it and couldn’t wait to get back to it . . . most inspiring and moving.’

‘an extremely good story . . . both in terms of its important historical content and well written so that the reader wants to keep going’.

‘enjoyable, informative and in many places moving, humorous or inspiring’.

‘written with skill and talent’.

360 pages plus b/w and colour plate sections
203 x 127 mm ( 8 x 5 ins)

ISBN: 978-0-85398-563-1

A Kindle version of this book is available through   Link to Kindle version

To view a New Zealand video production by “ Baha’i On Air”  of the author and her husband, Sir Bruce Saunders, being interviewed at  a summer school in Hamilton NZ about life in the Solomon Islands and the book please follow this link:  Link to interview

Soft Cover - £9.95 / $19.95 - Add To Cart

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