February 14, 2018
This is a story of love and friendship against the backdrop of some of the most dramatic events of the late twentieth century in the South Cone. Along the way the author peppers her narrative with historical tidbits to help the reader understand the circumstances of what is happening in the United States, Argentina, and their surrounding neighbors. Not just along for the ride, she showcases how her family was intertwined with the events, cultures, and people.
Through her stories Gaydou highlights how the various cultures have coalesced to create Argentina and how her family has become part of that mixture of North American, Spanish, Italian, German, etc. cultures which makes the world such a delightful place.
But this book is fundamentally a book about faithfulness. It is the story of a couple who faithfully devoted themselves to God and the work He laid out for them. It is the story of how regardless of their location or circumstances they applied themselves to His will. It is a story of how God can use those who are committed to Him to make a difference in the lives of those around them and the world in general.