The good son

a novel by Gruber, Michael

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. in New York, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 383 Downloads: 740
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Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Sonia, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group, while her son Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims.

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StatementMichael Gruber
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.R68 G66 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24448590M
ISBN 100805091289
ISBN 109780805091281
LC Control Number2009036955
OCLC/WorldCa435918339

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