Bruce Olson Writing Styles in Bruchko

Bruce Olson
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Perspective

The book is written in first person from Bruce Olson's point of view. The perspective is limited entirely to those things Bruce sees and knows. Because the story is that of Bruce's time with the Indians and his life leading up to the commitment to minister to the Indians of South America, the limited, first-person perspective is likely the most effective method available.

For the most part, the information presented through Bruce's observations and point of view is sufficient to keep the reader fully informed. As is typical of all stories of this style, there are occasional details not included. For example, Bruce is in dire need of money, is in town and receives two checks, one for five hundred dollars and a second for a hundred. Bruce doesn't say who the benefactors are which could mean they are insignificant but leave the question in the mind of...

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