Three weeks in December / Audrey Schulman.

By: Schulman, Audrey, 1963-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2012Description: 353 pages : maps ; 21 cmISBN: 9781609450649 (pbk.); 1609450647 (pbk.)Subject(s): Railroad engineers -- Fiction | Ethnobotanists -- Fiction | Animals -- Africa -- Fiction | Human ecology -- Fiction | Asperger's syndrome -- Fiction | Gay men -- Fiction | Africa -- FictionDDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3569.C5367 | T47 2012Summary: 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.
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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.

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