Rules of the Wild

By: Marciano, Francesca

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Combining the dark political ironies of Mating, the decadence of White Mischief, and the sweep of Out of Africa, Rules of the Wild tells the story of Esmeralda, a beautiful young woman who comes to Kenya after the death of her father, a well-known Italian poet. Fleeing the strictures of Europe for the open spaces of East Africa, Esme discovers in the white expatriate community a dose-knit crowd that must negotiate its existence in a world of great physical beauty and unforeseen terror -- a world in which they know they will never truly belong. Rules of the Wild tells of Esme's struggle to make sense of her place in Africa, and of her feelings for the two men she comes to love -- Adam, who shows her the beauty of her adopted land, and Hunter, a journalist sickened by its horrors.

Passionate and intelligent, bristling with energy and wit, this is a stunning novelistic debut.

Title: Rules of the Wild

Author Name: Marciano, Francesca

Categories: Signed First Editions,

Edition: Second Printing

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1998

ISBN Number: 0375403582

ISBN Number 13: 9780375403583

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 000383

Description: Signed by the author on the title page. Not inscribed.

Keywords: FICTION ROMANCE CONTEMPORARY KENYA