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Peacekeeping

(2016)
A novel by

 
The daring, eagerly anticipated second novel by The National Book Award-nominated author of Fieldwork

Mischa Berlinski's first novel, Fieldwork, was published in 2007 to rave reviews - Hilary Mantel called it "a quirky, often brilliant debut" and Stephen King said it was "a story that cooks like a mother" - and it was a finalist for the National Book Award. Now Berlinski returns with Peacekeeping, an equally enthralling story of love, politics, and death in the world's most intriguing country: Haiti.

When Terry White, a former deputy sheriff and a failed politician, goes broke in the 2007-2008 financial crisis, he takes a job working for the UN, helping to train the Haitian police. He's sent to the remote town of Jeremie, where there are more coffin makers than restaurants, more donkeys than cars, and the dirt roads all slope down sooner or later to the postcard sea. Terry is swept up in the town's complex politics when he befriends an earnest, reforming, American-educated judge. Soon he convinces the judge to oppose the corrupt but charismatic Senateur Maxim Bayard in an upcoming election. But when Terry falls in love with the judge's wife, the electoral drama threatens to become a disaster.

Tense, atmospheric, tightly plotted, and surprisingly funny, Peacekeeping confirms Berlinski's gifts as a storyteller. Like Fieldwork, it explores a part of the world that is as fascinating as it is misunderstood - and takes us into the depths of the human soul, where the thirst for power and the need for love can overrun judgment and morality.

    

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Hardback Editions

March 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
ISBN: 0-374-23044-7 / 978-0-374-23044-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
ISBN: 1-250-11804-2 / 978-1-250-11804-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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November 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Peacekeeping
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
ISBN: 1-84887-138-4 / 978-1-84887-138-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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Audio Editions

March 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
ISBN: 1-4272-7885-7 / 978-1-4272-7885-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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March 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Peacekeeping
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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March 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Peacekeeping: A Novel
Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
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