A can t-put-it down page-turner. It is as compelling as the best of fiction, but true. In reading it, in meeting the people he comes to know and love, you will learn about parts of the world which are no more than names on a map for most Western people. You will learn about sorrow and injustice on a scale you can scarcely imagine. But you will also witness the triumph of faith and love and the human spirit. --Catholic News Service
About the Author
James Martin is a Jesuit priest, culture editor of America magazine, and the author of many books including the New York Times bestseller The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and My Life with the Saints (which has sold over 100,000 copies). A frequent commentator on NPR, a recurring guest as chaplain to The Colbert Report, and a blogger on the HuffingtonPost, he is widely regarded as one of the most popular Catholic writers today.