A Mormon-Muslim Journey
Jake, a down-home Utah boy, is striving to convert Japan to the Mormon religion. But his certainties are turned upside-down when he meets an Indonesian student in a fast-food restaurant, triggering a journey of discovery that leads him to reject his Mormon upbringing, and to affirm the One God of the Qur'an. Humorous, colorful, and full of psychological insight, this novel provides a panorama of the extraordinary missionary universe, and movingly depicts a modern American pilgrimage of the soul.
By Sarah Louise Baker