The Resource The tears of dark water, Corban Addison

The tears of dark water, Corban Addison

Label
The tears of dark water
Title
The tears of dark water
Statement of responsibility
Corban Addison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Daniel and Vanessa Parker are an American success story. He is a Washington, D.C. power broker, and she is a physician with a thriving practice. But behind the gilded fac̦ade, their marriage is a shambles, and their teenage son, Quentin, is self-destructing. In desperation, Daniel dusts off a long-delayed dream of theirs--a sailing trip around the world. Little does he know, the voyage he hopes will save them may destroy them instead. Half a world away, on the lawless coast of Somalia, Ismail Adan Ibrahim is living a life of crime in violation of everything he was raised to believe--except this: the love and loyalty driving him to hijack ships for ransom and to plot the rescue of his sister, Yasmin, from the man who murdered their father. There is nothing he will not do to save her, even if it means taking innocent life. Paul Derrick is the FBI's top hostage negotiator. His twin sister, Megan, is a celebrated defense attorney. They have reached the summit of their careers by savvy, grit, and a secret determination to escape the memory of the day their family died. When Paul is dispatched to handle a hostage crisis at sea, he has no idea how far it will take Megan and him into the past--or the chance it will give them to redeem the future. Across continents and oceans, through storms and civil wars, their paths converge in a single, explosive moment. It is a moment that will test them, and break them, but that will also leave behind an unexpected glimmer of hope--that out of the ashes of tragedy and misfortune the seeds of justice and reconciliation can grow"--
Summary
An FBI hostage negotiator is sent to handle a crisis at sea, after an American recreational sailor is set upon by Somali pirates
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10449940
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Addison, Corban
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Hostages
  • Pirates
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
The tears of dark water, Corban Addison
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
Control code
ocn907205026
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780718042202
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907205026
Label
The tears of dark water, Corban Addison
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907205026
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780718042202
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015015171
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907205026

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