Djibouti: A Novel

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Djibouti: A Novel

by Elmore Leonard

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | October 7, 2011 | Trade Paperback |

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Documentary filmmaker Dara Barr is at the top of her game and looking for bigger challenges. That''s why she''s come to Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, with her right-hand man, six-foot-six, seventy-two-year-old African American seafarer Xavier LeBo, to film modern-day pirates hijacking merchant ships. But almost no one here is who he seems to be. Dijibouti''s most successful, Mercedes-driving pirate seems to be a good guy, while his pal, a cultured Saudi diplomat, has dubious connections. Texas billionaire Billy Wynn plays mysterious roles as the mood strikes him, especially when dealing with his nifty fashion model girlfriend, Helene. And then there''s Jama Raisuli, a black al Qaeda terrorist from Miami, who''s vowed to blow up something big.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: October 7, 2011

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061735213

ISBN - 13: 9780061735219

Found in: Mystery and Suspense

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Djibouti: A Novel

Djibouti: A Novel

by Elmore Leonard

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.39 in

Published: October 7, 2011

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061735213

ISBN - 13: 9780061735219

About the Book

Dara Barr, a documentary filmmaker, is at the top of her game, but now she's looking for an even bigger challenge. So she and her right-hand-man--a six-foot-six, 72-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 more than they bargained for.

From the Publisher

Documentary filmmaker Dara Barr is at the top of her game and looking for bigger challenges. That''s why she''s come to Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, with her right-hand man, six-foot-six, seventy-two-year-old African American seafarer Xavier LeBo, to film modern-day pirates hijacking merchant ships. But almost no one here is who he seems to be. Dijibouti''s most successful, Mercedes-driving pirate seems to be a good guy, while his pal, a cultured Saudi diplomat, has dubious connections. Texas billionaire Billy Wynn plays mysterious roles as the mood strikes him, especially when dealing with his nifty fashion model girlfriend, Helene. And then there''s Jama Raisuli, a black al Qaeda terrorist from Miami, who''s vowed to blow up something big.

About the Author

Elmore Leonard has written more than forty books during his highly successful writing career, and many of his novels have been made into movies. Leonard is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Bloomfield Village, Michigan.

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?When you read Elmore Leonard, you enter Mr. Leonard?s world. A trip like that is its own kind of vacation.? (New York Times on UP IN HONEY''S ROOM)
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