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Leopard at the door [sound recording] / Jennifer McVeigh.

McVeigh, Jennifer, (author.). McEwan, Katharine, (narrator.).

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Summary:

Set in Kenya against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love. After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'd longed for is much changed. Her father's new companion--a strange, intolerant woman--has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau, a secret society intent on uniting the native Kenyans and overthrowing the whites. As Rachel struggles to find her place in her home and her country, she initiates a covert relationship, one that will demand from her a gross act of betrayal. One man knows her secret, and he has made it clear how she can buy his silence. But she knows something of her own, something she has never told anyone. And her knowledge brings her power.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Harney County Library CD MCVEI (Text) 37720000553529 Adult Audiobook Audiobook CD Branch_Only_3months 07/05/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524703523
  • ISBN: 1524703524
  • Physical Description: 10 audio discs (12 hr., 12 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
In container (16 x 18 cm.)
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Katharine McEwan.
Summary, etc.:
Set in Kenya against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love. After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'd longed for is much changed. Her father's new companion--a strange, intolerant woman--has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau, a secret society intent on uniting the native Kenyans and overthrowing the whites. As Rachel struggles to find her place in her home and her country, she initiates a covert relationship, one that will demand from her a gross act of betrayal. One man knows her secret, and he has made it clear how she can buy his silence. But she knows something of her own, something she has never told anyone. And her knowledge brings her power.
Subject: Kenyans > Fiction.
Extortion > Fiction.
Kenya > History > Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.

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