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Publisher's Summary

God would indeed answer the prayer of the fiery, red-haired woman from Scotland. For 39 years, Mary Slessor would labor in love among the unreached, often treacherous, tribes of Africa's Calabar region. Braving sickness, danger, and death on all sides, Mary became the cherished "White Ma" to entire tribes. Her faith, steadfastness, and pioneering spirit brought her beloved adopted people their first brilliant, contrasting example of the life and freedom found in Jesus Christ. Mary Slessor's story in an ageless epic of a woman who would stop at nothing to reach the lost with the life-giving gospel of Christ. (1848-1915).

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Inspiring Story

To encourage you on your journey of faith where God calls ordinary people to live for God's glory.

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Page Turner

Incredible true story of one woman's commitment and courage to share Christ with those who others ignored. She knew the love of Christ and His love compelled her to go forward into uncharted territory. (2Corinthians 5:14) May I have the courage to follow Christ like she did.

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Amazing story

Mary Slessor was an amazing woman who served selflessly to help people in Nigeria know the love Jesus... I love all the books from this series. This narrator did a wonderful job; I enjoyed her Scottish accent for Mary :)

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Amazing missionary story

Mary Slessor lived an outstanding life, punctuated by bold faith, powerful love, creative thinking, and quick action. The narrator was engaging and I enjoyed listening to this book while doing things at home, while driving, and even just while relaxing with a cuppa tea.

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AMAZING!!!!

This is an astounding book!!! Everyone should read about the life of Brave and courageous Mary Slessor!!! The LORD used this unlikely woman greatly!!!! To HIM be the glory!

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Heart Touching

This book is so touching! I loved it! I recommend it to ages 8 and up!

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My favorite in the series

My favorite audiobook in the series. Engaging, moving, heart provoking. Excellent for yourself, family, friends

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Wonderful Book

It is touching to hear about missionaries during a time without abundant resources. This shows what can and will be done God's strength, not man's.

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Inspirating

Another wonderful account of Christian determination and sacrifice. Mary Slessor's Faith and desire to share the Gospel helped overcome huge obstacles and brought many native tribes to Christ.

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Inspiring story

This reader brought this incredible missionary story to life. Although I suppose this was meant for children, I as an adult was inspired by Mary’s strength and determination. Thanks for a great read!

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  • Dee
  • 11-05-20

What a great memoir!

I really enjoyed this book. As an African, I could relate to some of the traditions but was still shocked by what people you used to live like. Mary was surely a great hero and an inspiration to all of us reading her story over 100years later

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  • Cindy Mulder
  • 06-28-17

Inspirational

Excellent book. What a great Woman! A true inspiration to all! Enjoyed the book very much and was very well read. Thank you for making it available.