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The burning sky

The burning sky

Ludlow, Jack, 1944-; Keeble, Jonathan

1935: Cal Jardine is a soldier of fortune. Forced to leave Hamburg, he is recruited by a secretive British committee to smuggle guns to Abyssinia. But first Jardine must procure the weapons from Romania. Taken to the Horn of Africa, the arms are then transported over a harsh landscape into the hands of the Ethiopian Army. On his travels Jardine acquires more baggage than he anticipated, including a beautiful, but difficult American female in search of her archaeologist mother, a determined reporter and a daredevil French flyer, while missing out on a painful death by sheer good fortune. But the Ethiopians are ill-equipped to a face a modern Italian army using tanks, bombers, and poison gas. Trained for war, can Jardine simply walk away?

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Talking books. War stories. Suspense fiction.
CD Book
Published Oxford: Isis, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Jack Ludlow; read by Jonathan Keeble
ISBN: 1407926586, 9781407926582
Intended audience: Adult.
Note: Compact discs
Note: Complete and unabridged
Physical Description: 11 sound discs (CD) (12 hr. 30 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Soundings CD
Subject: Ethiopia History Fiction.; Soldiers of fortune Fiction.; Smuggling Fiction.

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1935: Cal Jardine is a soldier of fortune. Forced to leave Hamburg, he is recruited by a secretive British committee to smuggle guns to Abyssinia. But first Jardine must procure the weapons from Romania. Taken to the Horn of Africa, the arms are then transported over a harsh landscape into the hands of the Ethiopian Army. On his travels Jardine acquires more baggage than he anticipated, including a beautiful, but difficult American female in search of her archaeologist mother, a determined reporter and a daredevil French flyer, while missing out on a painful death by sheer good fortune. But the Ethiopians are ill-equipped to face a modern Italian army using tanks, bombers, and poison gas. Trained for war, can Jardine simply walk away?