By Elmore Leonard
Elmore Leonard, New York Times bestselling writer and "the hippest, funniest nationwide treasure in sight" (Washington Post), brings his trademark wit and inimitable kind to this twisting, gripping—and occasionally playful—tale of modern day piracy
Dara Barr, documentary filmmaker, is on the best of her video game. She's lined the rape of Bosnian girls, neo-Nazi white supremacists, and post-Katrina New Orleans, and has gained awards for all 3. Now, searching for a much bigger problem, Dara and her right-hand-man, Xavier LeBo, a six-foot-six, seventy-two-year-old African American seafarer, head to Djibouti, at the Horn of Africa, to movie modern day pirates hijacking service provider ships.
They study quickly adequate that just about not anyone within the center East is who he looks. the main profitable pirate, riding his Mercedes round Djibouti, seems to be a very good man, yet his buddy, an aesthetic Saudi diplomat, has doubtful connections. Billy Wynn, a Texas billionaire, performs mysterious roles because the temper moves him. He's promised his female friend, Helene, a nifty type version, that he'll marry her if she doesn't develop into seasick or bored whereas circling the area on his yacht. And there's Jama Raisuli, a black al Qaeda terrorist from Miami, who's vowed to explode whatever huge.
What Dara and Xavier need to come to a decision, along with the way to remain alive: should still they shoot the motion as a documentary or flip it right into a Hollywood characteristic movie?