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The skull mantra

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Published by St. Martin"s Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political prisoners,
  • Police,
  • Fiction

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    A Chinese official is murdered in a slave camp in Tibet. One of the prisoners, a disgraced Chinese prosecutor, is ordered to write a report accusing a Buddhist monk. He discovers the real culprits are Chinese officials and American miners, but the truth may hurt the camp more than a lie.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEliot Pattison
    SeriesSt. Martin"s Minotaur mysteries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3566.A82497 S55 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination428 p. ;
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24972963M
    ISBN 100312978340
    ISBN 109780312978341
    OCLC/WorldCa46691289


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