Menno Moto: A Journey in Search of Identity
Menno Moto: A Journey in Search of Identity0 0 5 Author: Cameron Dueck Narrator: Graham Rowat
Yet in the 1920s, when the country many still consider their motherland began to take shape as a nation and their separatism came under scrutiny, groups of Mennonites left for the promises of Latin America: unbroken land and new guarantees of freedom to create autonomous, ethnically pure colonies. There they live as if time stands still–an isolation with dark consequences.
In this memoir of an eight-month, 45,000 kilometre motorcycle journey across the Americas, Mennonite writer Cameron Dueck searches for common ground within his cultural diaspora. From skirmishes with secular neighbours over water rights in Mexico, to a mass-rape scandal in Bolivia, to the Green Hell of Paraguay and the wheat fields of Argentina, Dueck follows his ancestors south, finding reasons to both love and loathe his culture–and, in the process, finding himself.
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
Length: 8H 31Min
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