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Djibouti : A Novel. / Elmore Leonard.

Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013 (Author). Cain, Tim. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (audio file) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Tim Cain.
Summary, etc.: Dara Barr, a documentary filmmaker, is at the top of her game. She's covered Bosnian women, neo-Nazis, and post-Katrina New Orleans (for which she won an Oscar), but now she's looking for an even bigger challenge. So she and her right-hand-man, a six-foot-six, seventy-two-year-old, African-American man named Xavier, head to Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, to tackle modern-day pirates. Once they start filming, though, they find a whole lot more than they bargained for.They quickly learn that almost nobody in Djibouti is what he seems. A whole mob of colorful characters patrols the surrounding seas, including a pirate commander who's more like Robin Hood than Captain Hook, a cultured diplomat with dubious connections, a rich playboy who knows more than he lets on, and an American-born terrorist with lofty ambitions. But then there's the recently hijacked LNG (liquid natural gas) tanker: just the thing an aspiring terrorist...
System Details Note: Requires .
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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