In The Palm Of Darkness: A Novel

June 23, 1998|
In The Palm Of Darkness: A Novel by Mayra Montero
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The quest for an elusive amphibian in the mountains of violence-torn Haiti brings together an unlikely pair of hunters--American herpetologist Victor Grigg and his Haitian guide, Thierry Adrien--whose individual stories unfold and intertwine in a mesmerizing tale of love, sex, and fraternal rivalry; of the propagation and extinction of species in the natural world; and of the mysterious forces of nature that govern the fate of all living creatures.

In the Palm of Darkness is a compelling tale that reads like a murder mystery but also reveals a highly sophisticated and refined literary voice.

Mayra Montero was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1952, but has lived in Puerto Rico since the mid 1960s. She studied journalism in Mexico and Puerto Rico and worked for many years as a correspondent in Central America and the Caribbean. She is presently a highly acclaimed journalist in Puerto Rico and writes a weekly column in El Nuevo Dia n...
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Title:In The Palm Of Darkness: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.44 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 0.44 in
Published:June 23, 1998
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060929060

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