"Two Americans have life-altering experiences in Africa a century apart in this environmentalist adventure novel" by the author of Theory of Bastards (Kirkus Reviews). In 1899, Jeremy, a young engineer, leaves a small town in Maine to oversee the construction of a railroad across British East Africa. In charge of hundreds of Indian laborers, he becomes the reluctant hunter of two lions that are killing his men in nightly attacks. Plagued by fear and...
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