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The lioness  Cover Image Book Book

The lioness / Chris Bohjalian.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385544825
  • ISBN: 0385544820
  • Physical Description: 313 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
"A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant"-- Provided by publisher.
Tanzania, 1964. When Katie Barstow, A-list actress, and her new husband, David Hill, decide to bring their Hollywood friends to the Serengeti for their honeymoon, they envision giraffes gently eating leaves from the tall acacia trees, great swarms of wildebeests crossing the Mara River, and herds of zebra storming the sandy plains. Their glamorous guests—including Katie’s best friend, Carmen Tedesco, and Terrance Dutton, the celebrated Black actor who stars alongside Katie in the highly controversial film “Tender Madness”—will spend their days taking photos, and their evenings drinking chilled gin and tonics back at camp, as the local Tanzanian guides warm water for their baths. The wealthy Americans expect civilized adventure: Fresh ice from the kerosene-powered ice maker, dinners of cooked gazelle meat, and plenty of stories to tell over lunch back on Rodeo Drive. What Katie and her glittering entourage do not expect is this: A kidnapping gone wrong, their guides bleeding out in the dirt, and a team of Russian mercenaries herding them into Land Rovers, guns to their heads. As the powerful sun gives way to night, the gunmen shove them into abandoned huts and Katie Barstow, Hollywood royalty, prays for a simple thing: To see the sun rise one more time.
Subject: Actors > Fiction.
Americans > Tanzania > Serengeti Plain > Fiction.
Safaris > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Serengeti Plain (Tanzania) > Fiction.
Tanzania > History > 1918-1964 > Fiction.
Acteurs > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Safaris > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Serengeti, Plaine du (Tanzanie) > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Tanzanie > Histoire > 1918-1964 > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 24 of 72 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield.


  • 29 current holds with 72 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield FIC BOHJALIAN, C (Text) 36123132935774 Adult New Fiction Checked out 07/07/2022

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