y Ivory single work   novel   adventure   thriller  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'Alex Tremain is a pirate in trouble. The two women in his life - one of them his financial adviser, the other his diesel mechanic - have left him. He's facing a mounting tide of debts and his crew of modern-day buccaneers, a multi-national band of ex-military cut-throats, is getting restless.

They don't all share his dream of going legit, but what Alex really wants is to re-open the five-star resort hotel which once belonged to his Portuguese mother and English father on the Island of Dreams, off the coast of Mozambique.

A chance raid on a wildlife smuggling ship sets the Chinese triads after him and, to add to his woes, corporate lawyer Jane Humphries lands, literally, in his lap. Another woman is the last thing Captain Tremain needs right now - especially one whose lover is a ruthless shipping magnate backed up by a deadly bunch of contract killers.

What Alex really needs is one last big heist - something valuable enough to fulfil his dreams and set him and his men up for life.

When the South African government makes a controversial decision to reinstitute the culling of elephants in its national parks, Alex finds the answer to his dilemma - three tonnes of ivory. (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Nicola

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Tony Park – Author Interview (2) 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , February 2011;
Building an Ivory Tower Leesha McKenny , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 6 September 2009; (p. 10-11)
Building an Ivory Tower Leesha McKenny , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 6 September 2009; (p. 10-11)
Tony Park – Author Interview (2) 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , February 2011;
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