When Gods Collide : An Unbeliever's Pilgrimage along India's Coromandel Coast


‘For ten years I'd been picturing the mob marching across the field to Manoharpur with flaming torches, then standing, shouting, around the jeep, rocking it, and then as I focused on the backwindow and saw three indistinct figures inside the car, I stopped imagining the scene. I didn't want to see their faces.' Still wrestling with her own experience of growing up in India as a child among missionaries, Kate James is haunted by the story of murdered compatriot Graham Staines. Along with his two young sons, the manager of the mission at Baripada was burned alive by Hindu fundamentalists in Orissa while asleep in his car. In search of the man behind the 1999 headlines - and the context behind the conflict in a read more

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ISBN:

9781742701189

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

244

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

Weight:

270g

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction , Travel , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kate James