E. Blankenburg

A glimpse into an unusual life

 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

 

If you've ever wondered what a missionary kid's life was like in an exotic locale like India, this book is for you. The author takes as "normal" things like malaria, intestinal worms, roach bites, eye infections as part of living in India, yet also lets us know why she considered India "home" and loved being there. Growing up in the '40s, she also gives us a glimpse of how daily life in her boarding school reflected a more innocent time in which to grow up. I only wish she had included more of her letters home during that time. I think she has the makings of another book!