A dancer in the dust

by Thomas H. Cook

Written in English
Cover of: A dancer in the dust | Thomas H. Cook
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Subjects:

  • Large type books,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementThomas H. Cook
SeriesCenter Point Large Print edition mystery
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O55465 D36 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination400 pages (large print) ;
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26470999M
ISBN 10162899407X
ISBN 109781628994070
LC Control Number2014042110
OCLC/WorldCa891619144

Thomas H. Cook's "A Dancer in the Dust" Thomas H. Cook is the author of more than 30 critically-acclaimed fiction and non-fiction books. Born in Fort Payne, Alabama, Cook published his first novel, Blood Innocents, in while serving as the book review editor of Atlanta : Marshal Zeringue. A Dancer In The Dust. Załóż konto A Dancer In The Dust. 0 5 Autor: Thomas H. Cook. E-book. A story of guilt, murder and politics set in Africa and New York from the acknowledged master of psychological suspense. Twenty years ago, Ray Campbell was an idealistic aid worker in Africa. He fell in love there with Martine, a local farmer, who. A Dancer in the Dust (Hardcover) By Thomas H. Cook. Mysterious Press, , pp. Publication Date: Aug Other Editions of This Title: CD-Audio (9/2/) Paperback (10/6/) Library Binding, Large Print (1/1/). The dancer, he writes, is “nothing more than a faithful executor of the designs of the absent, remote, perhaps dead, yet haunting power of the master’s will.” AdvertisementAuthor: Rachel Aviv.

Get this from a library! A dancer in the dust. [Thomas H Cook] -- "When a friend from his time in Africa is found murdered in a New York alley, Ray Campbell returns to the African homeland of the only woman he ever loved in pursuit of answers--still haunted by her.   To attempt any more than a brief synopsis of “A Dancer in the Dust,” is to do Mr. Cook and the novel a disservice. This is a complex story told without leaving the reader, well, in the dust. The novel’s range – murder included – covers topics as varied as racism, reverse racism, capitalism, nepotism, agriculture, the many levels of. through the struggle to overcome apartheid.1 Dust of the Zulu investigates the legacy in ngoma of this brutal control of African men’s bodies with its twinned and double-edged celebration of performed ferocity. In contrast to the ahistorical representation of the warrior- dancer, and in. Ray's return to the passion he'd once felt for Martine makes A Dancer in the Dust the enthralling and moving story of two loves: Ray's love for Martine Aubert, and Martine's for a .

A Dancer in the Dust | From Edgar Award-winning author Thomas H. Cook, A Dancer in the Dust is a deeply moving literary thriller about ill-fated love: one man's love for an extraordinary woman, and one woman's love for her troubled country.   Dancer in the Dust, Thomas H. Cook, Ray Chase, Mystery, Thriller & Horror>Detective Stories, >Mystery, Thriller & Horror, HighBridge Company, 8. Play Sample. Give as a Gift. Send this book as a Gift! Book Rating. Narrator Rating. A Dancer in the Dust. Unabridged Audiobook Play it Free. With Day Free Trial. Add to Cart. Angel is dark and plain, introverted and submissive, a spontaneous composer of childish verses, wholly consumed by the wild, seductive spell of her cousin Lara - a beautiful, irresponsible creature who expresses herself in free-form dance. What begins as a tender and intimate attachment between two young girls deepens in adulthood into something Price Range: $ - $ Buy A Dancer in the Dust by Cook, Thomas H from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(3).

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Ray’s return to the passion he’d once felt for Martine makes A Dancer in the Dust the enthralling and moving story of two loves: Ray’s love for Martine Aubert, and Martine’s for a homeland that did not love her back. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

/5(26). The book is written with grace and simplicity Highly recommended.”—I Love a Mystery “[A Dancer in the Dust] is a story of great loss and one man’s chance at personal redemption, and it is very, very good Powerful Every time I had to put this book aside, I couldn’t wait to get back to it.”—Crime Segments/5(26).

A Dancer in the Dust is one of his best ever. This lush story combines current events and a wonderfully realized love story.”— Globe & Mail “Cook excels at merging contemporary and past storylines into one narrative [and] masterfully captures the tumultuous state of a country in upheaval.”—Kirkus Reviews/5(3).

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All content A dancer in the dust book on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). “[A Dancer in the Dust] is a story of great loss and one man’s chance at personal redemption, and it is very, very good Powerful Every time I had to put this book aside, I couldn’t wait to get back to it.” —Nancy Oakes, Crime Segments.

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A man wrestles with demons from his past in Cook’s introspective if at times overly drawn-out novel. Ray Campbell lives comfortably in Manhattan as a risk management consultant, advising others when and if to take a chance on everything from stocks to property deals.

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Get this from a library. A dancer in the dust. [Thomas H Cook] -- Ray Campbell runs his own risk assessment firm in New York. But, twenty years ago, he was a well-intentioned aid worker dedicated to improving conditions in Lubanda, a newly independent African. As Dust Dances is such a special love story with so much meaning, and so much heart buried within each page.

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It's not often that an author can tackle a controversial topic in an unbiased fashion, but Thomas Cook did just that. At the conclusion of the book, I truly did not know Mr. Cook's personal position on aid to foreign countries, and that's a good thing.

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A Dancer in the Dust (Book): Cook, Thomas H.: Ray Campbell, a former aid worker who was stationed Africa twenty years earlier, is distraught when a friend from that period of his life turns up murdered in New York, and he must discover how this tragedy is connected to the earlier tragedy of Martine Aubert, the only woman Ray ever loved.

New York risk management consultant Ray Campbell, the narrator of this fine if flawed crime novel from Edgar-winner Cook (The Chatham School Affair), worked in the African country of Lubanda.

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The publisher must have liked my review because they used a quote from it on the dust jacket of Cook's new novel, "A Dancer in the Dust" (The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic Inc., pages, $; also available as an eBook).Book Overview From Edgar Award-winning author Thomas H.

Cook, A Dancer in the Dust is a deeply moving literary thriller about ill-fated love: one man's love for an extraordinary woman, and one woman's love for her troubled country. A Dancer in the Dust kept my interest but it was certainly not up to the standards of his most recent book Sandrine’s Case or his Edgar Award winning Chatham School Affair.

If you’re a Cook fan or you like more political oriented intrigue, then I’d give A Dancer in the Dust a try, but I’m certainly not going to say it’s a ‘must read.