“In the Kingdom of Men” by Kim Barnes (Knopf).Read about the other books on the list.
Barnes creates a vivid period mystery about life in a 1960s oil-company compound in Saudi Arabia, melding themes of feminism and colonialism, while weaving in sumptuous detail of luxurious poolside life among ex-pats. — Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett
Learn more about the book and author at Kim Barnes's website.
The Page 69 Test: In the Kingdom of Men.
Writers Read: Kim Barnes.
My Book, The Movie: In the Kingdom of Men.