Encounters on the Front Line

Publisher: Promontory Press Inc.

In 1980 Elaine Harvey worked for the International Red Cross in the Cambodian refugee camps immediately after the fall of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. It was a time when sorrow fell like monsoon rain. “I was not a victim of war, poverty, or starvation, but I was a witness. As a witness, I came to understand that front lines take a toll in our lives. They test how far we will go, how much we will give and how deep we will travel.” In 2007 and 2009 she returned to Cambodia, volunteering in a rural orphanage and a city hospice. She met the people on the front lines – the human rights activists, the caregivers, and those who needed care, inspiring her to explore the challenges of service. Her journey was a quest of the heart to meet the new face of Cambodia and honour the one she left behind.

About Elaine Harvey

Elaine Harvey is a nurse, a writer, a healing touch practitioner and a traveller. A diverse career and her adventurous spirit have taken her to remote regions of the world with experiences in Asia and Africa marking her world view. She currently resides in Victoria, on the west coast of Canada. Encounters on the Front Line is Elaine's first book of creative non-fiction.

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E-Book 9781927559673 1927559677 2015-04-21 318 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 in $3.99
Paperback 9781927559666 1927559669 2015-11-27 416 0.00 x 5.50 x 8.40 in $19.95

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