Star of Light

Star of Light

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Hamid rubbed the light from his eyes and looked again. He was not dreaming;it was his stepfather!The man watched Kinza as a snake might watch a baby rabbit at play, waiting for the moment to strike. And for one breathless moment Hamid was sure that he would reach out and snatch her away. Hamid does not want his little blind sister, Kinza, to be sold to a beggar by their stepfather, so he decides to rescue her. Together they escape from their mountain village to a town where there may be a new home for Kinza. But this is only the start of their adventures.Will Kinza be safe? What will happen to Hamid, who dares not go back home? Set in North Africa, readers will be delighted by yet another of Patricia St. John's exciting, freshly edited novels. "show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 132.08 x 187.96 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Moody Press,U.S.
  • Chicago, United States
  • English
  • 0802465773
  • 9780802465771
  • 44,665

About Patricia M St John

PATRICIA ST. JOHN (1919-1993) was a nurse, missionary and author. She earned a nursing degree at St. Thomas Hospital in London in 1946. In the early 1950 s she moved to Tangier, Morocco where she served as a missionary nurse for 27 years. Throughout her life, she travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, as the settings of her novels reflect. In 1977, she returned to England, where she cared for elderly relatives and ministered from her home to youths, single parents, and the elderly. Patricia authored numerous books, including "Treasures of the Snow, The Tanglewoods Secret, The Secret at Pheasant Cottage," and "Star of Light.""show more