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The Resource Clawhammer, Sam Llewellyn

Clawhammer, Sam Llewellyn

Label
Clawhammer
Title
Clawhammer
Statement of responsibility
Sam Llewellyn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A professional poet, bird-watcher, and amateur sailor, George Devis enjoys a quiet existence in his native English countryside. George has left the business of righting the world's ills to his beloved sister, Camilla, and her husband, one-time American Country-Western singing sensation Rhydian Walters. As volunteers for the charitable organization PloughShare, they have dedicated their lives to aiding the people of an impoverished African village. During his Christmas
  • Visit to Africa, George is happy to see that they are slowly but surely winning their difficult fight, until - before his own horrified eyes - Camilla and Rhydian are brutally executed by a military death squad. Barely escaping the carnage with his two now-orphaned nephews, George is haunted by his sister's fateful words, "there comes a time when you can't not get involved"--And by the specter of Ras Hamil, the ruthless, power-hungry warlord whom the villagers have
  • Declared responsible for the murders. Burning for answers and justice, George realizes he must get involved - and forsakes his once-safe existence to follow his sister's crusading footsteps. In America, George's pursuit of Ras Hamil draws the attention of a savvy, sympathetic woman reporter who may or may not be trustworthy, and a media mogul with powerful connections and a hidden agenda. But it also draws George into the line of fire, as a vicious ambush he narrowly
  • Survives and a series of attacks and threats convince him that Ras Hamil's deadly reach extends well beyond the hills of Africa. Illicit operations in Africa and abroad are thwarting a massive flow of humanitarian aid and reaping tremendous profits from the venture. George Devis, who has never before tilted at windmills, is taking up the lance to draw upon resources he never knew he had ... in order to become the hero he never dreamed he could be
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
041084
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Llewellyn, Sam
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6062.L39
LC item number
C57 1993
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Sailing thrillers (Sam Llewellyn)
Series volume
0007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Poets
  • Ethiopia
  • Poets
  • Political crimes and offenses
  • Politics and government
  • Ethiopia
Label
Clawhammer, Sam Llewellyn
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
ocm28150489
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780671789893
Lccn
93008241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)28150489
Label
Clawhammer, Sam Llewellyn
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
ocm28150489
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780671789893
Lccn
93008241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)28150489

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