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Titre War cry / Wilbur Smith and David Churchill.
Auteur Smith, Wilbur A. auteur
Éditeur New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.
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Collection Courtney family novel
Genre Action and adventure fiction
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
Sujet anglais Courtney family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction
British -- Africa, East -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Hunting guides -- Fiction
Nineteen twenties -- Fiction
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 -- Fiction
Oxford (England) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Genre Romans d'aventures
Romans familiaux
Romans historiques
Romans de guerre
Sujet français Courtney family (Personnage fictif) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Britanniques -- Afrique orientale anglophone -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Pères et filles -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Guides de chasse -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Années vingt (Vingtième siècle) -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Kenya -- Histoire -- 1895-1963 -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Oxford (Angleterre) -- Histoire -- 20e siècle -- Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Collaboration Churchill, David, 1959- auteur
Description 496 pages ; 24 cm
Édition First edition.
Note locale RA 2017-10-28
Résumé "As a member of the remarkable Courtney family, Leon Courtney knows how quickly fortunes can be won and lost. Over the course of more than two centuries, generations of his family have risen and fallen with the tides of history. Leon, too, has experienced his own share of triumph and pain. In the wake of his beloved wife's death, the renowned big-game hunter is raising his young daughter, Saffron, alone in colonial Kenya. In the 1920s, the continent of Africa is a dangerous place. As Leon attempts to navigate the murky political waters of this most exquisitely beautiful and wildest of lands, his daughter grows into an independent and headstrong young woman bound for a far different life in Britain, as a student at Oxford. But over the course of more than two decades, spies, traitors, and adventurers will dog their every step. As the fitful years of peace lead to the outbreak of the Second World War, involving Africa once more, Leon and Saffron must fight for their survival... and that of their illustrious family. Wilbur Smith masterfully captures the tensions that will spark a war across continents and the uncertainty and hopes of a father and daughter caught in its grips--in this engrossing novel that delivers the fast-paced action and vivid history that have made him a living legend."--
ISBN 9780062276490 (hardcover)
   
   
 
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