The Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller by Robert Olen ButlerThe Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller by Robert Olen Butler

The Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller

byRobert Olen ButlerNarrated byRay Chase

Audio Book (CD) | October 2, 2012

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Christopher Marlowe Cobb (“Kit”), the swashbuckling early 20th-century American newspaper war correspondent, travels to Mexico in April and May of 1914, during that country’s civil war and the American invasion of Vera Cruz.   But covering the war in enemy territory and in sweltering heat isn’t enough of a challenge for Cobb. Soon, he’s falling in love with a young Mexican laundress, Luisa, who may not be as innocent as she seems, and he’s witnessing the inexplicable attempted sniper assassination of a priest (miraculously, the bullet rebounds off the cross around his neck, leaving him unharmed). Now Cobb is also trying to track down a sniper—and figure out why important German officials are coming into the city in the middle of the night from ammunition ships docked in the port.   An exciting tale of intrigue and espionage, Butler’s powerful crime-fiction debut is a thriller not to be missed.
ROBERT OLEN BUTLER is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of numerous novels and short story collections. He has twice won a National Magazine Award in Fiction and has received two Pushcart Prizes. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.Voice actor, writer, and musician RAY CHASE has provides the voices for major commerc...
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Title:The Hot Country: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb ThrillerFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:645 pages, 5.94 × 5.13 × 0.94 inPublished:October 2, 2012Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611749573

ISBN - 13:9781611749571

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“Excitement and intrigue abound in this choice pick for public library audiobook collections and enthusiasts of mystery and suspense.”
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