Defiance: A Chronicle of Courage by Chance DeWitt
Approx. 73,300 words.
Published on February 16, 2011.
Nowhere is a woman's courage tested more than when she must escape the terrors of a revolution and uproot her family. This is a true story of one woman's courage, leaving a life of opulence behind to escape through thebrutal desert of eastern Iran with her two small children. Abandoned in the desert by those who had been paid to save her, would she watch her children die? Or could she save them?