Set in central Angola during the final stages of the country’s thirty-year civil war, No One Can Stop the Rain is the true story of two ordinary Médecins Sans Frontières volunteers—a surgeon and his wife, leaving behind their comfortable lives in mid-career. In doing so they are confronted by both the best and worst aspects of humanity.
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About the Author
Karin Moorhouse was born in Nowra, Australia. She is now marketing vice president for Nestlé Canada Inc. Wei Cheng was born in Beijing, China. He is a paediatric surgeon, currently conducting medical researcher at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I bought this book because Monica had me order a copy for her. It's the story of one year posting of a Chinese surgeon and an Australian manager, by Medecins Sans Frontieres, to Angola.It's an interesting story of "how things are someplace else" plus the motivations and self-doubts of a middle age professional couple.He's now working at Sick Children's Hospital in Toronto and she's VP of marketing for Nestle Canada.
I was inspired. Written in an easy to read style, the book is captivating - start to finish. I have always admired the work of Doctors without Borders, and this book moved me like no other.