Catching Ricebirds

Catching Ricebirds

by Marcus Doe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619708259
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2016
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 1,299,128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Marcus Doe came to the United States from Liberia, West Africa, in 1993. He currently lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Annie, where he earned a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. His calling is to see his own healing extend to his fellow Liberians around the world.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Prologue: Jonah Speaks 1

Chapter 1 Land of Liberty 11

Chapter 2 Family Life 25

Chapter 3 Through a Child's Eyes 36

Chapter 4 Death Enters 53

Chapter 5 A Family Falling Apart 62

Chapter 6 A Country Falling Apart 72

Chapter 7 The War Arrives 84

Chapter 8 Entrenched in War 96

Chapter 9 Life behind Rebel Lines 108

Chapter 10 Imperfect Liberation 123

Chapter 11 The Decision to Get Out 132

Chapter 12 The Refugee Boat 145

Chapter 13 Freedom's Sky 153

Chapter 14 Assimilating in Ghana 169

Chapter 15 News from Home 183

Chapter 16 Going to America 190

Chapter 17 Drifting Alone 201

Chapter 18 Jolted Awake 215

Chapter 19 Facing Home 226

Chapter 20 What the Years Took Away 241

Chapter 21 Jonah to Joseph 248

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just finished reading Catching Ricebirds and I am caught between heart wrenching pain for what Marcus went through and joy for the transformation that takes place in this incredible story. This book honors the memories of family lost in the war. It brings you along with Marcus to experience his pain and clearly shows why he would want to take revenge for the atrocities he witnessed. But there is so much hope in how God does a powerful work in his life, bringing healing.