Neylan McBaine, editor
Patheos Press, 2013. 137 pgs. Nonfiction
This slim volume is a collection of interviews with 13 Mormon women from 13 different countries. Each is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and were interviewed as part of the Mormon Women Project which now includes about 250 interviews with women from 22 countries. The selection published here in Sisters Abroad includes the following interviews: Galina Goncharova, Russia; Sahar Qumsiyeh, Palestine; Swarupa Katuka, India; Agnes Twagiramariya, Rwanda; Dagmar Patricia Kollmeier, Germany; Adeline & Veronique Defranchi, France; Terese Kanyanga, South Korea; Ildiko Kovacs, Hungary; Gina Traynor, Ireland; Faustina Otoo, Ghana; Rostya Gordon-Smith, Czech republic; Ines Piñate, Venezuela; and Siu Man, Hong Kong.
The stories here are diverse, fascinating, and inspiring and each provides a glimpse into these women’s struggles, sacrifices, dreams, and hopes.