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Stars for PEACEKEEPING

You may remember Mischa Berlinski as the National Book Award-nominated author of FIELDWORK. Now he’s back with his daring, eagerly anticipated second novel, PEACEKEEPING.

It’s about Terry, a former deputy sheriff and failed politician, who takes a job in Haiti helping to train the police. There he befriends an American-educated judge & convinces him to run against a corrupt but charismatic Sénateur in an upcoming election. But when Terry falls in love with the judge’s wife, the electoral drama threatens to become a disaster.

PEACEKEEPING has two starred, pre-publication reviews:

“On the troubled half-island of Haiti, love, power, and poverty collide, as do a tough Florida cop, a beautiful singer, politicians, and the United Nations post-2004 peacekeeping mission… [Berlinski] is a kind of heir to Graham Greene and Robert Stone, both for his excellent storytelling and for the way it can reveal a bigger picture.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Berlinski follows his National Book Award-nominated debut with a compelling tale that again immerses readers in the intrigues of an enthralling locale. The Haiti [Berlinski] describes is one in which there are always multiple versions of the truth, some we can bear to tell ourselves, and others we cannot.”Booklist, starred review

Want to see what all the buzz is about? Request a print galley by emailing library@macmillanusa.com (subject: Peacekeeping) with your mailing address.

PEACEKEEPING will be available from Farrar, Straus & Giroux on March 8, 2016.

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