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In a breathtaking adventure of love, war, and bitter revenge, New York Times bestselling author Wilbur Smith captures a courageous quest for survival against a country's greatest odds....

 

FROM THE FIRES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

Centaine de Thiry grew up with privilege, wealth, and freedom on a sprawling French estate. Then war came crashing down around her, and a daring young South African aviator named Michael Courtney stole her heart amidst the destruction. But the tides of fate and battle sent the young woman on a journey across a dangerous sea to the coast of Africa.

 

ACROSS A BLAZING AFRICAN DESERT

When Centaine's ship is torpedoed and sunk, she is plunged into a shark-filled sea miles from the unseen shore. And when she reaches land, Centaine puts foot not in the lush world that Michael Courtney described to her, but on the edge of a burning desert--alone and fighting for her life.

 

A WOMAN DISCOVERS A WONDROUS LAND--AND THE PRICE OF SURVIVAL

In a strange world, under a great rushing sky, Centaine sets forth in the company of wandering Bushmen--and then into the arms of a renegade white soldier who may be her savior or destruction. As Michael Courtney's family searches for Centaine, she comes near her promised land--and the untold tragedy and riches that it holds...

 

 

"You can get lost in Wilbur Smith...with his swashbuckling novels of Africa."--Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly 

Synopsis:

Centaine de Thiry grew up with privilege, wealth, and freedom on a sprawling French estate. Then war came crashing down around her, and a daring young South African aviator named Michael Courtney stole her heart amidst the destruction. But the tides of fate and battle sent the young woman on a journey across a dangerous sea to the coast of Africa.

When Centaine's ship is torpedoed and sunk, she is plunged into a shark-filled sea miles from the unseen shore. And when she reaches land, Centaine puts foot not in the lush world that Michael Courtney described to her, but on the edge of a burning desert--alone and fighting for her life.

In a strange world, under a great rushing sky, Centaine sets forth in the company of wandering Bushmen--and then into the arms of a renegade white soldier who may be her savior or destruction. As Michael Courtney's family searches for Centaine, she comes near her promised land--and the untold tragedy and riches that it holds...

Synopsis:

Spanning decades and continents--from the war-torn skies of Europe to present-day South Africa--this classic novel tells of a beautiful French woman's struggle to make a new life for herself in South Africa.

About the Author

WILBUR SMITH was born in Central Africa. He has written thirty novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books are now translated into twenty-six languages and have sold over 110 million copies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312940805
Author:
Smith, Wilbur
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Men's Adventure
Subject:
Courtney family (fictitious characters)
Subject:
Epic literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Sagas
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Courtney Family Adventures
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
6.69 x 4.2 x 1.065 in

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Product details 640 pages St. Martin's Press - English 9780312940805 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Centaine de Thiry grew up with privilege, wealth, and freedom on a sprawling French estate. Then war came crashing down around her, and a daring young South African aviator named Michael Courtney stole her heart amidst the destruction. But the tides of fate and battle sent the young woman on a journey across a dangerous sea to the coast of Africa.

When Centaine's ship is torpedoed and sunk, she is plunged into a shark-filled sea miles from the unseen shore. And when she reaches land, Centaine puts foot not in the lush world that Michael Courtney described to her, but on the edge of a burning desert--alone and fighting for her life.

In a strange world, under a great rushing sky, Centaine sets forth in the company of wandering Bushmen--and then into the arms of a renegade white soldier who may be her savior or destruction. As Michael Courtney's family searches for Centaine, she comes near her promised land--and the untold tragedy and riches that it holds...

"Synopsis" by , Spanning decades and continents--from the war-torn skies of Europe to present-day South Africa--this classic novel tells of a beautiful French woman's struggle to make a new life for herself in South Africa.
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