In a compelling quest for a lost language, the brilliant, driven Suzannah Grant is thrust into adventures she had t counted on, and discoveries beyond her wildest imagining. The physical dangers of her trek into remote African mountains are surpassed only by the power of her discoveries about language, the human spirit, and the unbounded dimensions of her own nature.
A. H. Jessup is an American writer, engineer, pastor and general dogsbody from North Carolina. He has worked as a systems engineer, a sea captain, a commercial diver, a truck driver, a pastor, a miner, a lecturer and once sold encyclopedias. He lives in Hillsborough, near the River Eno, with the girl of his dreams, a handsome son, and the perfect dog.