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The Resource The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot

The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot

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The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot
Title
The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot
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Colin Cotterill
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Language
eng
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Summary
"Laos, 1981: When an unofficial mailman drops off a strange bilingual diary, Dr. Siri is intrigued. Half is in Lao, but the other half is in Japanese, which no one Siri knows can read; it appears to have been written during the Second World War. Most mysterious of all, it comes with a note stapled to it: Dr. Siri, we need your help most urgently. But who is "we," and why have they left no return address? To the chagrin of his wife and friends, who have to hear him read the diary out loud, Siri embarks onan investigation by examining the text. Though the journal was apparently written by a kamikaze pilot, it is surprisingly dull. Twenty pages in, no one has even died, and the pilot never mentions any combat at all. Despite these shortcomings, Siri beginsto obsess over the diary's abrupt ending . . . and the riddle of why it ended up in his hands. Did the kamikaze pilot ever manage to get off the ground? To find out, he and Madame Daeng will have to hitch a ride to Thailand and uncover some of the darkest secrets of the Second World War"--
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10895261
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Cotterill, Colin
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Dr. Paiboun novels
Series volume
0015
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  • Diaries
  • Kamikaze pilots
  • Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character)
  • World War II
  • Laos
  • Thailand
Target audience
adult
Label
The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot
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Control code
31459643
Isbn
9781641291774
Label
The Delightful Life Of A Suicide Pilot
Control code
31459643
Isbn
9781641291774

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