Gorgeous East

Gorgeous East

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Baker & Taylor
Traveling from the cliffs of Mont Saint-Michel and raucous Parisian bars to Istanbul's ancient alleyways and the desolate Sahara, three French Foreign legionnaires of very different backgrounds are pitted against a rouge terrorist group and their own personal demons. 50,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
A sweeping tale of love and redemption, honor and war, Robert Girardi’s Gorgeous East follows three French For eign legionnaires of very different backgrounds from the cliffs of Mont Saint-Michel to Istanbul’s ancient alley ways, from raucous Parisian bars to the desolate Sahara. Gorgeous East takes us on an epic and unfor get table ad ven ture with the wonderful John Smith, a lost Brooklynite they call the Handsome American Cowboy; Colonel de Noyer, the elder statesman slowly going mad; and Cap tain Pinard, whose past is so hideous he can’t find love outside the Legion’s walls. When a mission in the Sahara goes horribly wrong, one legionnaire must wage battle against a rogue terrorist group and rescue his brothers-in-arms. In this tremendous return to form, Girardi show cases his sheer love of language and lumi n ous sense of place to deliver a masterful novel of the hearts and minds of soldiers of fortune.



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& Taylor

Traveling from the cliffs of Mont Saint-Michel and raucous Parisian bars to Istanbul's ancient alleyways and the desolate Sahara, three members of the French Foreign Legion take on a rogue terrorist group and their own personal demons.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312565862
Branch Call Number: FIC GIR
Characteristics: xii, 334 p. ;,25 cm.

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