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Eclipse Audiobook

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Written by Richard North Patterson

Narrated by Peter Francis James

Published on January 6, 2009

Audio is 1245 hours

About Eclipse:

The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on a nearly impossible case—the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government’s charge of murder

Damon Pierce’s life has just reached a defining moment: a gifted California lawyer, he’s being divorced by his wife and his work often seems soulless. Then he receives a frantic e-mail from Marissa Brand Okari—a woman he loved years ago—and decides to risk everything to respond to her plea for help.

Marissa’s husband, Bobby Okari, is the charismatic leader of a freedom movement in the volatile west African nation of Luandia, which is being torn apart by the world’s craving for its vast supply of oil. Bobby’s outspoken opposition to the exploitation of his homeland by PetroGlobal—a giant American oil company with close ties to Luandia’s brutal government—has enraged General Savior Karama, the country’s autocratic ruler. After Bobby leads a protest rally during a full eclipse of the sun, everyone in his home village is massacred by government troops. And now Bobby has been arrested and charged with the murder of three PetroGlobal workers. Still drawn to Marissa, Pierce agrees to defend Bobby, hoping to save both Bobby and Marissa from almost certain death. But the lethal politics of Luandia may cost Pierce his life instead.

Culminating in a dramatic show trial and a desperate race against time, Eclipse combines a thrilling narrative with a vivid look at the human cost of the global lust for oil. Here is Richard North Patterson at his compelling best, confirming his place as our most provocative author of popular fiction.

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The spellbinding story of an American lawyer who takes on the defense of an African freedom fighter against his corrupt government’s charge of murder

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Richard North Patterson is the New York Times bestselling author of Exile, The Race, and thirteen other critically acclaimed novels. Formerly a trial lawyer, he was the SEC liaison to the Watergate special prosecutor and has served on the boards of several Washington advocacy groups. He lives in San Francisco and on Martha’s Vineyard with his wife, Dr. Nancy Clair.


Peter James is a British writer of crime fiction as well as a film producer. As an author, his books, which have been translated into 30 languages, have received acclaim from both readers and critics worldwide. Peter has won many international awards for his work, including Best Crime Writer of the Year 2005 for Dead Simple, and was shortlisted for The Crime Thriller of the Year at the 2007 Richard and Judy Galaxy British Book Awards for Looking Good Dead. As a narrator, he has narrated Richard Patterson’s Eclipse from Macmillan Audio.

Eclipse was published on January 6, 2009.

The Eclipse Audiobook is 1245 hours. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Eclipse

Eclipse includes the following subjects: books on court proceedings, case on murder charge, African freedom fighter, corrupt government, wrongfully accused, murder trial, defending someone, West Africa, oil producing company, Luandia, oppressed country, oppression, brutal dictator, dictatorship, international litigation, politics, past lovers, romance, spellbinding story, political intrigue, Edgar Allen Poe award winning author, audiobooks, audio books, books on tape. The BISAC Subject Code is Fiction, Thrillers, Legal.

About the Author(s) of Eclipse

The author of Eclipse is Richard North Patterson.

About the Narrator of Eclipse Audiobook

The narrator for the Eclipse Audiobook is Peter Francis James.

Eclipse Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427206120. The ISBN-13 is 9781427206121.

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