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Gorgeous East

(2009)
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A sweeping tale of love and redemption, honor and war, Robert Girardi's Gorgeous East follows three French For eign legionnaires of very different backgrounds from the cliffs of Mont Saint-Michel to Istanbul's ancient alley ways, from raucous Parisian bars to the desolate Sahara. Gorgeous East takes us on an epic and unfor get table ad ven ture with the wonderful John Smith, a lost Brooklynite they call the Handsome American Cowboy; Colonel de Noyer, the elder statesman slowly going mad; and Cap tain Pinard, whose past is so hideous he can't find love outside the Legion's walls. When a mission in the Sahara goes horribly wrong, one legionnaire must wage battle against a rogue terrorist group and rescue his brothers-in-arms. In this tremendous return to form, Girardi show cases his sheer love of language and lumi n ous sense of place to deliver a masterful novel of the hearts and minds of soldiers of fortune.


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"A modern masterpiece." - Don J Snyder


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Hardback Editions

October 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Gorgeous East: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Girardi
ISBN: 0-312-56586-0 / 978-0-312-56586-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Gorgeous East: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Girardi
ISBN: 0-312-65671-8 / 978-0-312-65671-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Gorgeous East: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Girardi
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU