Fear Was the Pursuer

by Goldie M. Down

Paperback, 1981

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Review and Herald Publishing Association (1981), Edition: First Edition

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0000-1323-4851

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From that midnight hour when an urgent knocking sounded at their door, it became inevitable that Marie and Leonid would have to escape from their homeland. Finally, after long months of preparation, always terrified that their plans would be detected, they closed the door to their little apartment
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and, in faith, began a well – nigh impossible journey, the happy ending of which they could only hope for.The story of a harrowing flight, which led them through fear, hunger, thirst, rain, heat, and cold across the hostile Gobi desert in Mongolia – – a deadly desolation that had impassively witnessed the last moments of many a luckless traveler – – into China, is skillfully narrated by Australian author Goldie Down.
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LibraryThing member lyndanorth
"An engrossing account of a flight to freedom across the deadly Gobi Desert," (front cover)

From an urgent midnight knock it became inevitable that Marie and Leonid would have to escape from their homeland. Finally after months of preparation they departed on a well-neigh impossible journey, to
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cross the Gobi Desert on horseback. Their flight led them through fear, hunger, thirst, rain, heat, and cold in Mongolia -- a deadly desolation that had impassively witnessed the last moments of many luckless travelers --into China.

This exciting page-turner is a Write Now award winner.
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