Madness Is Better Than Defeat

A novel
Product Number: EB00705136
Released: Feb 13, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385353007
Publisher: Knopf
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In 1938, two rival expeditions descend on an ancient temple recently discovered in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a huge Hollywood production on location there, the other to disassemble the temple and ship it back to New York. A seemingly endless stalemate ensues. Twenty years later, a rogue CIA agent sets out to exploit the temple for his own ends, unaware that it is a locus of conspiracies far grander than anyone could ever have guessed. Shot through with intrigue, ingenuity, and adventure, and showcasing Beauman's riotous humor, spectacular imagination, and riveting prose, Madness Is Better Than Defeat is a novel without parallel: inventive, anarchic, and delightfully insane.

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Author(s): Ned Beauman
Original Publish Date: Feb 13, 2018

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Author(s): Ned Beauman
Narrator(s): Eric Meyers
Product Number Z100124332
Released: Feb 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525588733

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