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A watery grave

Author: Joan Druett
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2004.
Series: Wiki Coffin adventure series.; Wiki Coffin adventure, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Exonerated for a murder hours after an exploration convoy sets sail for the Pacific islands, ship linguist Wiki Coffin is made a deputy by a Virginia sheriff and sets out to catch up with his crewmates, one of whom is the real killer.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
New Zealand fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Druett
ISBN: 9780312334420 0312334427 0312334419 9780312334413
OCLC Number: 55016355
Notes: "A mystery"--Cover.
Description: viii, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Wiki Coffin adventure series.; Wiki Coffin adventure, 1.
Responsibility: Joan Druett.
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Aboard a convoy as the ship's linguist is Wiki. Half New Zealand Maori and half American, Wiki speaks numerous languages and is expected to help the crew navigate the Pacific islands that are his  Read more...

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