The Resource Saffire : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer

Saffire : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer

Label
Saffire : a novel
Title
Saffire
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sigmund Brouwer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "I reminded myself that once you start to defend someone, it's difficult to find a place to stop. But I went ahead and took that first step anyway. For President Teddy Roosevelt, controlling the east-west passage between two oceans mattered so much that he orchestrated a revolution to control it. His command was to 'let the dirt fly' and for years, the American Zone of the Panama Canal mesmerized the world, working in uneasy co-existence with the Panamanian aristocrats. It's in this buffered Zone where, in 1909, James Holt takes that first step to protect a mulatto girl named Saffire, expecting a short and simple search for her mother. Instead it draws him away from safety, into a land haunted by a history of pirates, gold runners, and plantation owners, all leaving behind ghosts of their interwoven desires sins and ambitions, ghosts that create the web of deceit and intrigue of a new generation of revolutionary politics. It will also bring him together with a woman who will change his course or bring an end to it. A love story set within a historical mystery, Saffire is brings to vibrant life the most impressive and embattled engineering achievement of the twentieth-century"--
  • "Brouwer details the events behind one of mankind's greatest engineering achievements, the Panama Canal, and the one unassuming man who made it all happen"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brouwer, Sigmund
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R6825
LC item number
S24 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Presidents
  • Panama
  • Canal Zone
Label
Saffire : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer
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
sky280916551
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780307446510
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016016087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
nj 08/16
Label
Saffire : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer
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
sky280916551
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780307446510
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016016087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
nj 08/16

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