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"Elmore Leonard is in a class of one....The greatest crime writer who ever lived."
--Dennis Lehane

"Elmore Leonard is our greatest crime novelist...the best in the business."
--Washington Post

44 novels and still going strong! The incomparable Elmore Leonard--"The reigning King Daddy of crime writers" (Seattle Times)--is back with Djibouti, a gripping, twisting, playful, and always surprising tale of modern-day piracy. Djibouti sparkles with the trademark Leonard style, wit, and crackling dialogue that have made novels like Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and The Hot Kid crime fiction classics. This time Elmore's taking us to the Horn of Africa for an unforgettable confrontation with con men, crooked diplomats, documentary filmmakers, and pirates...and it's going to be a wild ride!
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 132.08 x 147.32 x 17.78mm | 22.68g
  • HarperAudio
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 0062008501
  • 9780062008503
  • 1,515,994

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New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard brings his trademark wit and inimitable style to this twisting, gripping--and sometimes playful--tale of modern-day piracy

Dara Barr, documentary filmmaker, is at the top of her game. Looking for a bigger challenge, Dara and her right-hand-man, Xavier LeBo, head to Djibouti to film modern-day pirates hijacking merchant ships.

They learn soon enough that almost no one in the Middle East is who he seems to be. The most successful pirate, driving his Mercedes around Djibouti, appears to be a good guy, but his pal, a cultured Saudi diplomat, has dubious connections. Billy Wynn, a Texas billionaire, plays mysterious roles as the mood strikes him. And there's Jama Raisuli, a black al Qaeda terrorist from Miami, who's vowed to blow up something big. What Dara and Xavier have to decide, besides the best way to stay alive: Should they shoot the action as a documentary or turn it into a Hollywood feature film?
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2,281 ratings
2.97 out of 5 stars
5 7% (156)
4 23% (516)
3 40% (922)
2 22% (500)
1 8% (187)
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