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  • 0 of 2 copies available at Mark Twain Library Association - Redding. (Show preferred library)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Pat (Text to phone) 33620107968261 Adult Fiction In transit -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Pat (Book Club) (Text to phone) 33620116248705 Adult Book Discussion Checked out 06/10/2020
Ansonia Public Library FIC PATCHETT, ANN (Text to phone) 34045087270638 Adult Fiction Available -
Ansonia Public Library FIC PATCHETT, ANN PBK (Text to phone) 34045094757783 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library F PATCHETT (Text to phone) 34030087945520 Adult Fiction Checked out 04/03/2020
Bethel Public Library TEEN F PATCHETT (Text to phone) 34030095759228 Teen Fiction Available -
Bolton High School FIC PAT (Text to phone) 34062096376504 Fiction Available -
 Donation: Donated by Eileen Stanley, June, 2002.
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC PATCHETT (Text to phone) 34000074816422 Display Area Available -
David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village F Pat (Text to phone) 33180120692927 Adult Fiction - First Floor Available -
Deep River Public Library F Patc (Text to phone) 36039000258463 Adult Fiction Available -
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Somewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of Mr. Hosokawa, a powerful Japanese businessman. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing. It is a perfect evening -- until a band of gun-wielding terrorists breaks in through the air-conditioning vents and takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different countries and continents become compatriots. Friendship, compassion, and the chance for great love lead the characters to forget the real danger that has been set in motion and cannot be stopped.
Awards Note:
Pen/Faulkner Award, 2002.
Subject: Women singers > Fiction.
Victims of terrorism > Fiction.
Embassy buildings > Fiction.
South America > Fiction.
Hostages > Fiction.
Opera > Fiction.
Romance > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Love stories.
Psychological fiction.
Topic Heading: JBHS Suggested Summer Reading

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