BARRY EISLER

Feb 14 2014 7:00 pm

 

 

Barry Eisler

Friday, February 14, 7:00 p.m. 

Graveyard of Memories: A John Rain Novel

Four Seasons Silicon Valley, 2050 University Ave., E. Palo Alto 


Fresh from the killing fields of Southeast Asia, Rain works as a bagman under the watchful eye of his CIA handler, delivering cash to corrupt elements of the Japanese government. But when a delivery goes violently wrong, Rain finds himself in the crosshairs of Japan's most powerful yakuza clan. 

As Rain plays cat and mouse with the yakuza and struggles to learn his new role as contract killer, he also becomes entangled with Sayaka, a tough, beautiful ethnic Korean woman confined to a wheelchair. But the demands of his dark work are at odds with the longings of his heart—and with Sayaka's life in the balance, Rain will have to make a terrible choice.

Barry Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA's Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan, earning his black belt at the Kodokan International Judo Center along the way. Eisler's bestselling thrillers have won the Barry Award and the Gumshoe Award for Best Thriller of the Year. 

Location: 
Street:
Four Seasons Palo Alto
Additional:
2050 University Ave
City:
E. Palo Alto
,
Province:
California
Postal Code:
94303
Country:
United States