A telephone call shatters the calm of a Dublin summer morning bringing terrible news from war-torn Nicaragua: Johnny Little has been caught up in a mysterious skirmish and killed. Grief-stricken, his estranged parents Frank and Eleanor set out on the arduous journey to bring their wayward son home. It's a quest that will have profound consequences: in this hauntingly beautiful land of poetry, guns and frantic salsa music, nothing is quite what it seems ...
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Book Description HARPER COLLINS, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9780006546979 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE0983316
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Book Description BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND. Book Condition: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, Versand Büchersendung - Tells the story of a separated Irish couple, Eleanor and Frank Little, who are searching for Johnny, their rock-singer son, who is missing-believed-dead in Nicaragua. They team up with Nicaragua's only rock band and share their wild experiences, in an attempt to find Johnny. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # INF1000088814
Book Description Flamingo, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006546978