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A good man in Africa

Author: William Boyd
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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"In the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles heavily through his job. His love of women, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the country prove formidable obstacles on his road to any kind of success. But when he becomes an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with monitoring the front runner in Kinjanja?s national elections, Morgan senses an opportunity to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Boyd
ISBN: 1400030021 9781400030026
OCLC Number: 53163201
Description: 342 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: William Boyd.
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"In the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles heavily through his job. His love of women, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the country prove formidable obstacles on his road to any kind of success. But when he becomes an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with monitoring the front runner in Kinjanja?s national elections, Morgan senses an opportunity to achieve real professional recognition and, more importantly, reassignment. After he finds himself being blackmailed, diagnosed with a venereal disease, attempting bribery, and confounded with a dead body, Morgan realizes that very little is going according to plan." --from the publisher.

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