Schulman, Audrey, 1963-

Three weeks in December / Audrey Schulman. - New York : Europa Editions, 2012. - 353 pages : maps ; 21 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-353).

This novel interweaves the perspectives of Jeremy, an engineer who leaves small-town Maine in 1899 to oversee the construction of a railroad across East Africa, and finds himself the reluctant hunter of two lions killing his men in nightly attacks; and Max, an American ethnobotanist who travels to Rwanda in 2000 in search of an obscure vine that could become a lifesaving pharmaceutical, but finds herself shadowing a family of gorillas whose survival is threatened by a violent rebel group from nearby Congo.

9781609450649 (pbk.) 1609450647 (pbk.)

015899850 Uk


Railroad engineers--Fiction.
Ethnobotanists--Fiction.
Animals--Africa--Fiction.
Human ecology--Fiction.
Asperger's syndrome--Fiction.
Gay men--Fiction.


Africa--Fiction.

PS3569.C5367 / T47 2012

813/.54

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