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The Resource Skeleton God, Eliot Pattison

Skeleton God, Eliot Pattison

Label
Skeleton God
Title
Skeleton God
Statement of responsibility
Eliot Pattison
Creator
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty years before and an American man murdered only hours earlier. Shan is thrust into a maelstrom of intrigue and contradiction. The Tibetans are terrified, the notorious Public Security Bureau wants nothing to do with the murders, and the army seems determined to just bury the dead again and Shan with them. No one wants to pursue the truth-except Shan, who finds himself in a violent collision between a heartbreaking, clandestine effort to reunite Tibetan refugees separated for decades and a covert corruption investigation that reaches to the top levels of the government in Beijing. The terrible secret Shan uncovers changes his town and his life forever"--
Member of
Summary
Shan Tao Yun, the constable of a remote Tibetan town, investigates when a nun has seemingly been brutally attacked by ghosts in an ancient tomb that also contains the body of a recently murdered American man
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10554485
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pattison, Eliot
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Inspector Shan Tao Yun
Series volume
[9]
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  • Shan, Tao Yun (Fictitious character)
  • Ex-police officers
  • Buddhist monks
  • Murder
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Target audience
adult
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an Inspector Shan Tao Yun mystery
Label
Skeleton God, Eliot Pattison
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Publication
Copyright
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Series from book jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058940040
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781250067623
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016044898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20170321-060
System control number
(OCoLC)947812690
Label
Skeleton God, Eliot Pattison
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series from book jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058940040
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781250067623
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016044898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Stock number
BRO-copy20170321-060
System control number
(OCoLC)947812690

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