The Resource The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, Bob Shacochis

The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, Bob Shacochis

Label
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
Title
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
Statement of responsibility
Bob Shacochis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This novel spans five decades and three continents; it traces a global lineage of political, cultural, and personal tumult from World War II to the present. During a time of brutal guerrilla warfare and civilian kidnappings, the humanitarian lawyer Tom Harrington travels to Haiti to investigate the murder of a beautiful, seductive photojournalist, Jackie Scott. There he is confronted with a dangerous landscape of poverty, corruption, and voodoo. The story brings to life an intricate portrait of catastrophic events that led up to the war on terror and the America we are today.-- Publisher's website
Summary
This novel spans five decades and three continents; it traces a global lineage of political, cultural, and personal tumult from World War II to the present. During a time of brutal guerrilla warfare and civilian kidnappings, the humanitarian lawyer Tom Harrington travels to Haiti to investigate the murder of a beautiful, seductive photojournalist, Jackie Scott. There he is confronted with a dangerous landscape of poverty, corruption, and voodoo. The story brings to life an intricate portrait of catastrophic events that led up to the war on terror and the America we are today.-- Publisher's website
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10193454
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shacochis, Bob
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Women journalists
  • Photojournalists
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Philanthropists
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Target audience
adult
Label
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, Bob Shacochis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fuzzing it up: Haiti 1998, 1996, 1998 -- How peace begins: Croatia 1944, 1945 -- Tradecraft: Istanbul, 1986 -- The friends of golf
Control code
ocn829451784
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
715 pages
Isbn
9780802119827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)829451784
Label
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul, Bob Shacochis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fuzzing it up: Haiti 1998, 1996, 1998 -- How peace begins: Croatia 1944, 1945 -- Tradecraft: Istanbul, 1986 -- The friends of golf
Control code
ocn829451784
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
715 pages
Isbn
9780802119827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)829451784

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