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At play in the fields of the Lord

Author: Peter Matthiessen; Anthony Heald; Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Ingram Digital (Firm)
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Fiction   Computer File : 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: Downloadable audio books
Didactic fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)489212668
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Matthiessen; Anthony Heald; Blackstone Audio, Inc.; Ingram Digital (Firm)
ISBN: 9781433299940 1433299941
OCLC Number: 503558637
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 4, 2010).
Unabridged.
Previously released on compact disc, 2009.
Duration: 14 hr., 25 min.
Performer(s): Read by Anthony Heald.
Description: 1 sound file : digital.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Ingram Media Manager (file size: 186118705 bytes).
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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