The Resource A Rendezvous in Haiti : A Novel, Stephen Becker, (electronic resource)

A Rendezvous in Haiti : A Novel, Stephen Becker, (electronic resource)

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A Rendezvous in Haiti : A Novel
Title
A Rendezvous in Haiti
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Becker
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Language
eng
Summary
Two veterans of World War I fight for love and honor in a Caribbean country torn apart by rebellion Lt. Robert McAllister of the US Marines first encounters Paul Blanchard on a parade ground in Belgium in 1918. Awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Victoria Cross for his service at Ypres and Passchendaele, the British sergeant coughs blood onto his commanding officer{u2019}s boots and curses the war. A year later, McAllister commands a platoon of marines in occupied Haiti, where a peasant uprising threatens to topple the American-backed regime. Led by a charismatic revolutionary named Martel, the rebels, known as the Cacos, have a secret weapon: a white Caco who fights with a terrifying combination of cunning and courage. When the mysterious mercenary abducts a marine colonel{u2019}s daughter, McAllister rushes to save her. It is more than his duty{u2014}he and Caroline Barbour are in love. The deeper he journeys into enemy territory, however, the more McAllister realizes how little he understands, not just about this country of breathtaking beauty and staggering violence, but about his own heart{u2019}s desire. The biggest shock of all, though, waits for him at the end of the jungle trail: Paul Blanchard, hero of the Great War. Rich in the exotic colors of the Caribbean, A Rendezvous in Haiti is an enthralling tale of adventure, romance, and rebellion from master storyteller Stephen Becker
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LC call number
PS3552.E26
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fiction
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A Rendezvous in Haiti : A Novel, Stephen Becker, (electronic resource)
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A Rendezvous in Haiti : A Novel, Stephen Becker, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (223 pages)
File format
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Form of item
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Isbn
9781504026932
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9781504026932
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