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MY ROAD TO DESCHAPELLES by  Gwen Grant Mellon - Hardcover - 1997 - from VELMA CLINTON BOOKS and

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by Mellon, Gwen Grant

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

NY: Continuum. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. Hardcover. 0826410553; Binding is almost as new. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. DJ is amost as new, clean and unworn, with printed price. ; 9-1/8" Tall, IX + 374pp. Cprt. 1997. Medium blue boards, bright silver spine lettering. TRUE ADVENTURE. "For over forty years, Mellon has lived and worked in Deschapelles, Haiti, where she and Dr. Larimer Mellon built and actively operated Hopital Albert Schweitzer. In this book she tells her story of courage, inspiration, and humanitarian service. She tells us how she and Larry Mellon met, grew, changed their lives, and established a life-saving landmark for the benefit of the 216, 000 people in Hariti's Artibonite Valley. It is a story told with humor, passion, and insight. It transcends the form of autobiograhy to become a tale of adventure and fulfillment. " ... Map endpapers. Glossary. Scores of b/w photos. .


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