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At play in the fields of the Lord

Author: Peter Matthiessen; Anthony Heald
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a malarial outpost in the South American rain forest, two misplaced gringos converge and clash. Martin Quarrier has come to convert the fearful and elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity. Lewis Moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on behalf of the local comandante. Out of their struggle, Peter Matthiessen has created an electrifying moral thriller, a novel of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)463309937
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen; Anthony Heald
ISBN: 9781433299940 1433299941
OCLC Number: 503077954
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 14:25:22.
Performer(s): Read by Anthony Heald.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 207286 KB; MP3 file size: 406288 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: by Peter Matthiessen.

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In a malarial outpost in the South American rain forest, two misplaced gringos converge and clash. Martin Quarrier has come to convert the fearful and elusive Niaruna Indians to his brand of Christianity. Lewis Moon, a stateless mercenary who is himself part Indian, has come to kill them on behalf of the local comandante. Out of their struggle, Peter Matthiessen has created an electrifying moral thriller, a novel of Conradian richness that explores both the varieties of spiritual experience and the politics of cultural genocide.

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