Item description for The Desert Rat by Annette Adams...
Overview She has been celebrated by the princely and noble as well as the lowly and oppressed. She is known by many names-"The Angel of the Desert," "Blood Brother to the Bedouin," and "A'raisa, the Leader"-and through "honors" bestowed upon her by Queen Elizabeth, she is entitled to be known as Dame Aileen Coleman. One dignitary lovingly referred to her as "one of the greatest servants God ever put on His earth." Medical missionary Aileen Coleman humbly shuns such pretentious and flowery titles, maintaining she is only "a desert rat." Her longtime friend, Franklin Graham, president of the Christian relief and evangelism organization Samaritan's Purse, asks, "How is it possible that this lady from Bundaberg, Australia, could turn the Arab world upside down?" The story of her faithfulness and servanthood through four decades of ministry in the Middle East could change your life forever.
Publishers Description Author Annette Adams shares the remarkable story of Aileen Coleman, an Australian missionary to the Arab world. Known by many names including the Desert Rat, Angel of the Desert, Blood Brother to the Bedouin, Aileen has been honored by queen Noorah of Jordan and Queen Elizabeth of England and celebrated by the princely and noble as well as the lowly and oppressed.
Franklin Graham of Samaritan's Purse, asks: "How in the world could a lady from the Outback of Australia turn ... the Arab world upside down?"
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.12" Height: 0.29" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2004
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1594675287 ISBN13 9781594675287
Availability 110 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 08:03.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Desert Rat?
Interesting and touching Jul 30, 2008
I worked with Aileen Coleman in Jordan for a few years, so I was interested in reading this book. I read it in a couple of evenings and wish there had been more. I enjoyed the many stories and learned quite a few things about Aileen that I didn't know. This is a fascinating book about a woman whose life is dedicated to serving the Beduin community in the Middle East.