Greenwich

Greenwich

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Houghton
On a quiet night in the best part of Greenwich, Connecticut, eight people assemble for a convivial dinner. But after that night, their lives will never be the same, as death erupts into their lives. They are a disparate group, including a former State Department employee, a Catholic nun, a linguistics professor, and a successful novelist. They, and the people they love, portray the arrogance and innocence, brutality and compassion in America today. Each character becomes a thread-dark, light, or a shade in between-in a carpet of intricate design, and as Howard Fast weaves them together, they embody the interdependence of human life and human guilt and the eternal work of redemption.


Baker & Taylor
A dinner party in the wealthy section of Greenwich, Connecticut, becomes a trap for the powerful, influential guests as murder interrupts the meal and the guests--who include a Catholic nun, a linguistics professor, and a successful novelist--struggle tostay alive

Harcourt Publishing
On a quiet night in the best part of Greenwich, Connecticut, eight people assemble for a convivial dinner. But after that night, their lives will never be the same, as death erupts into their lives. They are a disparate group, including a former State Department employee, a Catholic nun, a linguistics professor, and a successful novelist. They, and the people they love, portray the arrogance and innocence, brutality and compassion in America today. Each character becomes a thread-dark, light, or a shade in between-in a carpet of intricate design, and as Howard Fast weaves them together, they embody the interdependence of human life and human guilt and the eternal work of redemption.


Blackwell North Amer
In the comfortable confines of Greenwich, Connecticut, live some of the wealthiest and most sophisticated Americans. When eight of them sit down to dinner at the home of Richard Castle, a story of deception, infidelity, and murder unfolds, powered by a richly intriguing cast of characters.
Castle, former Assistant Secretary for Latin American Affairs, permitted, if not directed, the murder of three Catholic nuns and a lay worker in El Salvador in 1980. Now, State Department complicity in these murders has become public knowledge, and Castle may well be called before Congress to testify. While he cannot be certain that his former colleagues intend to silence him, he knows how they do business. And he knows how silence is ensured.
Against the background of Castle's deeply secret drama, the stories of the other seven guests - Castle's wife, a Catholic priest, a nun, a linguistics professor and his wife, a successful novelist, and a woman who may be having an affair with Castle - become a portrait of arrogance and innocence, brutality and compassion in America today.

Baker
& Taylor

A dinner party in the wealthy section of Greenwich, Connecticut, becomes a trap for the powerful, influential guests as murder interrupts the meal and the guest--who include a Catholic nun, a linguistics professor, and a successful novelist--struggle to stay alive.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780151006205
0151006202
Branch Call Number: F FAS
Characteristics: 290 p. ; 24 cm

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