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The woman who lost her soul

Author: Bob Shacochis
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This novel spans five decades and three continents; it traces a global lineage of political, cultural, and personal tumult from World War II to the present. During a time of brutal guerrilla warfare and civilian kidnappings, the humanitarian lawyer Tom Harrington travels to Haiti to investigate the murder of a beautiful, seductive photojournalist, Jackie Scott. There he is confronted with a dangerous landscape of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Spy fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Spy stories
Named Person: Tom (Fictitious character) Harrington
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Shacochis
ISBN: 9780802119827 0802119824
OCLC Number: 870294296
Awards: Winner of Dayton Literary Peace Prize (Fiction) 2014
Commended for Pulitzer Prize (Fiction) 2014
Description: 715 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fuzzing it up: Haiti 1998, 1996, 1998 --
How peace begins: Croatia 1944, 1945 --
Tradecraft: Istanbul, 1986 --
The friends of golf.
Responsibility: Bob Shacochis.
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This novel spans five decades and three continents; it traces a global lineage of political, cultural, and personal tumult from World War II to the present. During a time of brutal guerrilla warfare and civilian kidnappings, the humanitarian lawyer Tom Harrington travels to Haiti to investigate the murder of a beautiful, seductive photojournalist, Jackie Scott. There he is confronted with a dangerous landscape of poverty, corruption, and voodoo. The story brings to life an intricate portrait of catastrophic events that led up to the war on terror and the America we are today.-- Publisher's website.

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THE WOMAN WHO LOST HER SOUL A 2013 Best Book of the Year for: O Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, Library Journal, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, The Oregonian A Washington Post Read more...

 
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