The Curve of the WorldBook - 2002
After his plane makes an emergency landing in a remote area in the Congo basin and rebels seize the aircraft Lewis Burke, a New York businessman, flees from the rainforest. As he struggles to survive in the unrelenting heat, battling thirst and hunger, he confronts his darkest fears and his greatest disappointments: his crumbling marriage; his distant relationship with his seven-year-old son Shane; and the lack of meaning in his life. When his wife discovers that he has disappeared, she makes the daring decision to search for him in Africa. While she looks for clues, Lewis is rescued by a young Congolese boy, who takes him deeper into the jungle and toward a side of himslef he thought he's lost.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FIC Stev
Characteristics: viii, 302 p. ; 23 cm