The Hardest Place: The Biography of Warren and Dorothy Modricker
by Helen Miller
2006 Guardian Books 272 p.
Describes the amazing lives and service of pioneer missionaries to the Somalis in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Yemen, Somalia, and Kenya from 1933-1983. Among their many other accomplishments, Warren Modricker founded the "Voice of New Life" broadcast and Dorothy Modricker oversaw translation of the Bible into Somali. (Amazon)
When the Lights Go Out: Memoir of a Missionary of Somalia
By Ruth Myors
2016 Acorn Press 262 p.
Ruth spent over 20 years as a midwife to the Somali people in Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Her thoughtful reflection on both the hardships she experienced and faithfulness of God is, as one reviewer commented, “heart-warming, inspirational and insightful with flashes of humor.” (Amazon)