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Author: Graeme Kent
Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Press, 2011.
Series: A Sister Conchita and Sergeant Kella mystery
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's not easy being Ben Kella. As a sergeant in the Solomon Islands Police Force, as well as an aofia, a hereditary spiritual peacekeeper of the Lau people, he is viewed with distrust by both the indigenous islanders and the British colonial authorities. In the past few days he has been cursed by a magic man, stumbled across evidence of a cargo cult uprising, and failed to find an American anthropologist who had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Kent
ISBN: 9781569478738 1569478732
OCLC Number: 635461308
Description: 281 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: A Sister Conchita and Sergeant Kella mystery
Responsibility: Graeme Kent.

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"It's not easy being Ben Kella. As a sergeant in the Solomon Islands Police Force, as well as an aofia, a hereditary spiritual peacekeeper of the Lau people, he is viewed with distrust by both the indigenous islanders and the British colonial authorities. In the past few days he has been cursed by a magic man, stumbled across evidence of a cargo cult uprising, and failed to find an American anthropologist who had been scouring the mountains for a priceless pornographic icon. Then, at a mission station, Kella discovers an independent and rebellious young American nun, Sister Conchita, secretly trying to bury a skeleton. The unlikely pair of Kella and Conchita are forced to team up to solve a series of murders that tie into all these other strange goings-on ..."--Dust cover flap.

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