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Through gates of splendor

Author: Elisabeth Elliot
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Crossings Classics, [1996]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 40th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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In 1956, five young men traveled deep into the jungles of Ecuador to establish communication with the fierce and isolated Waorani tribe. In a nearby village, their wives huddled around a radio receiver, eagerly awaiting news of the historic encounter. The news they received sent shock waves around the world and changed their lives forever. - Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Elliot
ISBN: 1568651821 9781568651828
OCLC Number: 35314284
Description: 263 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Map : The territory of "Operation Auca" --
"I dare not stay home" --
Destination : Shandia --
"All things to all men" --
Infinite adaptability --
"Expendable for God" --
Missionary to the head-shrinking Jivaros --
Breaking jungle barriers --
The Aucas --
September 1955 --
Operation Auca begins --
A line from plane to ground --
The savages respond --
The search for "Palm Beach" --
An Auca on the path --
Why did the men go? --
"We go not forth alone" --
Success on Friday --
Silence --
"Yet have we not forgotten thee" --
Epilogue (November 1958) --
Epilogue 2 (January 1996) --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Elliot.

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In 1956, five young men traveled deep into the jungles of Ecuador to establish communication with the fierce and isolated Waorani tribe. In a nearby village, their wives huddled around a radio receiver, eagerly awaiting news of the historic encounter. The news they received sent shock waves around the world and changed their lives forever. - Back cover.

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