"Elmore Leonard is in a class of one....The greatest crime writer who ever lived."
--Dennis Lehane "Elmore Leonard is our greatest crime novelist...the best in the business."
--Washington Post 44 novels and still going strong The incomparable Elmore Leonard--"The reigning King Daddy of crime writers" (Seattle Times)--is back with Djibouti, a gripping, twisting, playful, and always surprising tale of modern-day piracy. Djibouti sparkles with the trademark Leonard style, wit, and crackling dialogue that have made novels like Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and The Hot Kid crime fiction classics. This time Elmore's taking us to the Horn of Africa for an unforgettable confrontation with con men, crooked diplomats, documentary filmmakers, and pirates...and it's going to be a wild ride