Shelter from the Storm

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BLUE HEN, Mar 1, 2004 - Fiction - 280 pages
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Michael Mewshaw, acclaimed author of Year of the Gun, introduces us to Zack McClintock, a former war hero easing the pain of a failed life with Chivas and antidepressants-until fate calls him back into action...

When his son-in-law is kidnapped in Central Asia, Zack decides to pick up the trail. But there are two ransom notes. One demands a million dollars. The other offers to free the captive in exchange for a medical airlift to the United States for a mysterious feral boy. And as he wades into a world where law has collapsed, the local currency has no value, drug lords and Islamic fundamentalists jostle for power, and reality is as shifting and frightening as the graffiti on every wall, Zack comes face to face with his last chance for redemption-or his final, fatal mistake.

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User Review  - Tim Laven - Goodreads

This was a book full of stories all intertwined and it certainly was a book that you did not want to put down but there was not enough real substance for me - but worth reading Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
29
Section 3
41
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About the author (2004)

Michael Mewshaw is the author of eight critically acclaimed novels, including Year of the Gun, and six other books of nonfiction, including the recent memoir Do I Owe You Something?: A Memoir of the Literary Life. He has won awards for his investigative journalism, tennis reporting, and travel writing. He has written for The New York Times, the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Nation, The New Statesman, and Granta. Mewshaw and his wife divide their time between Key West and Europe.

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