The Good Son: A Novel
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Michael Gruber. (2010). The Good Son: A Novel. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Michael Gruber. 2010. The Good Son: A Novel. Blackstone Publishing.

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Michael Gruber, The Good Son: A Novel. Blackstone Publishing, 2010.

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Michael Gruber. The Good Son: A Novel. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2010.

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        Michael Gruber, a former marine biologist, restaurant cook, federal government official, and political speechwriter, traveled a fascinating path toward his latest occupation as the bestselling author of critically acclaimed thrillers such as The Book of Air and Shadows.

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Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Laghari, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group. While her son, Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims, Sonia Laghari tries to keep them all alive by working her way into the kidnappers' psyches and interpreting their dreams. With her knowledge of their language, her familiarity with their religion, and her Jungian training, she confounds her captors with her insights and beliefs. When the kidnappers decide to kill their captives one by one in retaliation for perceived crimes against their country, Theo races against the clock to try and save their lives.

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