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The Resource The second biggest nothing, Colin Cotterill

The second biggest nothing, Colin Cotterill

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The second biggest nothing
Title
The second biggest nothing
Statement of responsibility
Colin Cotterill
Title variation
The 2nd biggest nothing
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A death threat to Dr. Siri and all his friends sends the ex-coroner down memory lane in the 14th installment of Cotterill's quirky, critically acclaimed series set in 1970s Laos. Vientiane, 1980: Laos is celebrating its fifth anniversary of communist rule, and Dr. Siri and his crew couldn't be less thrilled. But really, things could be a lot worse. Madame Daeng's noodle shop is thriving, Tukta and Geung are on their honeymoon, and Siri and Civilai are still plotting their directorial debut. But before things get too comfortable, Dr. Siri finds something odd tied with pink ribbon to his dog, Ugly's, tail: a mysterious note written in English. Upon finding someone to translate the note, Dr. Siri learns it is a death threat--and not just to him, but to everyone he holds dear. And whoever wrote the note claims the job will be executed in two weeks. Thus, at the urging of his motley crew of faithful friends, Dr. Siri contemplates who would hold such a strong grudge as to wish him dead, launching him into hair-bending scenes from his past, including the first time Siri met his lifelong pal Civilai in Paris in the early '30s, a particularly disruptive episode at an art museum in Saigon in 1956, and a prisoner of war negotiation in Hanoi at the height of the Vietnam War in the '70s. There will be grave consequences in the present if Dr. Siri can't put together the clues in the past"--
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Summary
Receiving a sinister threat against everyone he loves, Laotian coroner Dr. Siri searches for clues in three incidents from his past, including an encounter with an old friend, a disruptive visit to a Saigon museum and a Vietnam prisoner-of-war negotiation
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10795256
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DLC
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Cotterill, Colin
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery
Series volume
14
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paiboun, Siri
  • Coroners
  • Laos
Target audience
adult
Label
The second biggest nothing, Colin Cotterill
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Publication
Copyright
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
on1076501256
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781641290616
Lccn
2018057751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1076501256
Label
The second biggest nothing, Colin Cotterill
Publication
Copyright
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
on1076501256
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781641290616
Lccn
2018057751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1076501256

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