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In the Palm of Darkness
by Mayra Montero and Edith Grossman


Overview - The quest for an elusive amphibian in the mountains of violence-torn Haiti brings together an unlikely pair of hunters--American herpetologist Victor Grigg and his Haitian guide, Thierry Adrien--whose individual stories unfold and intertwine in a mesmerizing tale of love, sex, and fraternal rivalry; of the propagation and extinction of species in the natural world; and of the mysterious forces of nature that govern the fate of all living creatures.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The quest for an elusive amphibian in the mountains of violence-torn Haiti brings together an unlikely pair of hunters--American herpetologist Victor Grigg and his Haitian guide, Thierry Adrien--whose individual stories unfold and intertwine in a mesmerizing tale of love, sex, and fraternal rivalry; of the propagation and extinction of species in the natural world; and of the mysterious forces of nature that govern the fate of all living creatures.

In the Palm of Darkness is a compelling tale that reads like a murder mystery but also reveals a highly sophisticated and refined literary voice.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060929060
  • ISBN-10: 0060929065
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: July 1998
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensions: 8.04 x 5.34 x 0.47 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.34 pounds


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