The Resource Acts of faith, Philip Caputo, (electronic resource)

Acts of faith, Philip Caputo, (electronic resource)

Label
Acts of faith
Title
Acts of faith
Statement of responsibility
Philip Caputo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This epic novel, based on the author's own experiences in Africa, tells the stories of pilots, aid workers, missionaries, and renegades struggling to relieve the misery wrought by the civil war in Sudan. The hearts of these men and women are in the right place, but as they plunge into a well of moral corruption for which they are ill-prepared, their hidden flaws conspire with circumstances to turn their strengths--bravery, compassion, daring, and empathy--into weaknesses. In pursuit of noble ends, they make ethical compromises; their altruism curdles into self-righteous zealotry and greed, entangling them in a web of conspiracies that leads, finally, to murder. A few, however, escape the moral trap and find redemption in the discovery that firm convictions can blind the best-intentioned man or woman to the difference between right and wrong
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caputo, Philip
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A625
LC item number
A66 2005eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human rights workers
  • Americans
  • Conspiracies
  • Violence
  • Murder
  • Political fiction
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Africa
Label
Acts of faith, Philip Caputo, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6786DF79-EDAA-4A6F-BAF9-83608970E9C1
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (669 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400044917
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)288912477
Label
Acts of faith, Philip Caputo, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6786DF79-EDAA-4A6F-BAF9-83608970E9C1
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (669 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400044917
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)288912477

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