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9781483072357 (sound recording)
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Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC,
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|| Narrator: Anthony Heald.
|| From the bestselling author of The Women comes an action-packed adventure about endangered animals and those who would protect them.Principally set on the wild and sparsely inhabited Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara, T. C. Boyle's powerful new novel combines pulse-pounding adventure with a socially conscious, richly humane tale regarding the dominion we attempt to exert, for better or worse, over the natural world. Alma Boyd Takesue is a National Park Service biologist who is spearheading the efforts to save the islands' endangered native creatures from invasive species like rats and feral pigs, which, in her view, must be eliminated. Her antagonist, Dave LaJoy, is a dreadlocked local businessman who, along with his lover, the folksinger Anise Reed, is fiercely opposed to the killing of any species whatsoever and will go to any lengths to subvert the plans of Alma and her colleagues.Their confrontation plays out in a series of escalating scenes in...
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