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Author: Colin Cotterill
Publisher: Melbourne : Text Pub., 2007.
Series: A Dr Siri investigation.; Dr Siri Paiboun, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Siri Paiboun of Laos"reluctant national coroner, confused psychic, [and] disheartened communist"employs forensic skills and spiritual acumen to solve a series of bizarre killings in Cotterill's quirky, exotic and winning second novel, set in 1977. Could an old escaped bear be mauling Vientiane citizens? Or is it something more mysticalsay, a weretiger? When Paiboun is summoned to the capital to identify the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery and detective stories
Named Person: Siri Paiboun, Doctor (Fictitious character); Siri Paiboun, Doctor (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Cotterill
ISBN: 9781921145889 1921145889 9781849165198 184916519X
OCLC Number: 174094152
Notes: Originally published: New York : Soho Press, 2005.
Awards: Winner of Dilys Award 2006 (United States)
Winner of Dilys Award 2006
Description: 244 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: A Dr Siri investigation.; Dr Siri Paiboun, 2.
Responsibility: Colin Cotterill.

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Laos' reluctant national coroner, confused psychic, and disheartened communist returns for a second case, employing his forensic skills and spiritual acumen to solve a series of bizarre killings.  Read more...

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