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The Resource Fever, Deon Meyer ; translated from the Afrikaans by K. L. Seegers

Fever, Deon Meyer ; translated from the Afrikaans by K. L. Seegers

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Fever
Title
Fever
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Deon Meyer ; translated from the Afrikaans by K. L. Seegers
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  • eng
  • afr
  • eng
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"Nico Storm and his father Willem drive a truck filled with essential supplies through a desolate land. They are among the few in South Africa -- and the world, as far as they know -- to have survived a devastating virus which has swept through the country. Their world turned upside down, Nico realizes that his superb marksmanship and cool head mean he is destined to be his father's protector, even though he is still only a boy. But Willem Storm, though not a fighter, is both a thinker and a leader, a wise and compassionate man with a vision for a new community that survivors will rebuild from the ruins. And so Amanzi is founded, drawing Storm's "homeless and tempest-tost" -- starting with Melinda Swanevelder, whom they rescued from brutal thugs; Hennie Flaai, with his vital Cessna plane; Beryl Fortuin, with her ragtag group of orphans; and Domingo, the man with the tattooed hand, whom Nico knows immediately is someone you want on your side. And then there is Sofia Bergman, the most beautiful girl that Nico has ever seen, who changes everything. So the community grows -- and with each step forward, as resources increase, so do the challenges they must face -- not just from the attacks of biker brigands, but also from within. As Nico undergoes an extraordinary rite of passage in this new world, he experiences hardship and heartbreak and has his loyalty tested to its limits. Looking back later in life, he recounts the events that led to the greatest rupture of all -- the hunt for the murderer of the person he loves most. An exhilarating new standalone from the author of the internationally bestselling Benny Griessel thriller series, Fever is a gripping epic like nothing else Meyer has written before --
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Fever, Deon Meyer ; translated from the Afrikaans by K. L. Seegers
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"Originally published in Afrikaans in 2016 as Koors by Human & Rousseau. First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK Company" -- Verso title page
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm88854594
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American hardcover edition.
Extent
536 pages
Isbn
9780802126627
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(hardcover)
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2017018304
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
Label
Fever, Deon Meyer ; translated from the Afrikaans by K. L. Seegers
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Afrikaans in 2016 as Koors by Human & Rousseau. First published in Great Britain in 2017 by Hodder & Stoughton, a Hachette UK Company" -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm88854594
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American hardcover edition.
Extent
536 pages
Isbn
9780802126627
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017018304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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