By Peter Matthiessen
Set within the South American jungle, this mystery follows the conflict among lost gringos--one who has come to transform the Indians to Christianity, and person who has been employed to kill them. Now the root for an important movie.
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Look, I’m sure Mrs. Arnold is waiting for you at the hospital. Go be a good friend to someone who cares, Marcus. ” Marcus watched Isack stalk out of the office. He closed his eyes and dropped his head against the cool glass of the window. Lord, I’m so worried about him. I can’t reach him. Only You can reach him. Please watch over him, protect him, and send someone his way who can help him through this. ★ ★ ★ From the corner of his eye, Brad saw Harvey Mellman, the White House chief usher, hurry through the State Dining Room, his expression intent.
Brad swallowed the sudden knot in his throat. “Fine. Sorry. ” Before either of his friends could question him, the nurse at the admitting station called Mariette’s name. “Mrs. Arnold? ” Mariette jumped up. “Yes. ” The nurse indicated the elevator with a sweep of her hand. ” ★ ★ ★ A commotion outside the door drew Mariette’s attention. Several male voices were engaged in a heated conversation. Randal still slept peacefully, his hair a dark tumble against the stark hospital pillowcase. She brushed a curl away from his forehead, then headed for the door.
You asked him about Nuñez, he had Helen place a phone call, and then he warned you not to let the president into the limousine. He might be able to run the tape through forensics and eventually hear who Helen spoke to and what she told Max, but that’ll take a while, and my guess is, your father’s not going to be very forthcoming with that information. ” “He’s going to know you got Nuñez’s name from Wells’s computer, though. ” The ambulance pitched forward again. Jerry slid open the window and passed Brad a drink and a sack.
At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen