Voodoo Lounge (Paperback)

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By Bauman
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Tory Harris and Junior Davis were in love -- a fierce, drunk barracks love that finally exploded in deception and betrayal. When their paths cross again it is the opening days of the U.S. invasion of Haiti -- the strangest of America's little wars of the 1990s. Rooted in the inner struggles of its characters and the weight of their secrets, Voodoo Lounge is the story of addiction in a triangle: Harris, a young, driven sergeant, the only female in her detachment; Davis, the disgraced former soldier whose tragedy burns all it touches; and Marc Hall, a Haitian-American intelligence officer sent to occupy his mother's homeland.
In living, detailed portraits, the novel segues through an army boat, an old missionary ship, the depths of a Haitian prison, and a squatters' camp in the shadow of an HIV hospital. Voodoo Lounge emerges as a novel of longing and love, of excess and bareness, of betrayal flowing in the blood, and the cold, blind passion for redemption.

Praise For…


"Rich in character and detail...Bauman writes with precision. The prose in Voodoo Lounge reverberates in the white space around it. A strong, compelling work."


-- Robert Stone, Author of Dog Soldiers and Damascus Gate


"An intensely atmospheric novel, devastating and immediate. Christian Bauman is a writer with a voice all his own: passionate, energetic and unfailingly honest."


-- Regina McBride, author of The Nature of Water and Air


"When our generation started writing about war, we looked back to Heinemann, O'Brien, and Wolff -- when the next looks back, they'll be looking to Bauman."


-- Joel Turnipseed, author of Baghdad Express

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743270984
ISBN-10: 0743270983
Publisher: Touchstone Books
Publication Date: April 4th, 2016
Pages: 314
Language: English

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