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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"--
Summary
"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"--Provided by publisher.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10534413
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/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Presidents
  • Panama
  • Canal Zone
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Presidents
  • Canal Zone
  • Panama
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780307446510
Lccn
2016016087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948961214
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
327 pages
Isbn
9780307446510
Lccn
2016016087
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948961214

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