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Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury MYS FIC COTTERILL, C (Text to phone) 34005107013533 Adult Mystery Available -

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Goodnight, ladies -- Three isms (two weeks earlier) -- The sedentary nomad -- At the whim of a dead transvestite -- Mellow yellow -- A disturbing sexual disorientation -- Felonious monk -- A living skeleton in the closet -- The case of the file in the case -- The devil you don't know -- Dr. Siri's first official public disappearance -- I shot the Buddha -- The leap of faith -- And now ... life at the morgue -- A killer in high heels -- Error in judgment -- A sting in the tale.
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"Laos, 1979: Retired coroner Siri Paiboun and his wife, Madame Daeng, have never been able to turn away a misfit. As a result, they share their small Vientiane house with an assortment of homeless people, mendicants, and oddballs. One of these oddballs is Noo, a Buddhist monk, who rides out on his bicycle one day and never comes back, leaving only a cryptic note in the refrigerator. Realizing that he needs rescuing, Siri and Daeng sneak illegally across the Mekhong River to Thailand, trying to track their missing monk-friend down and figure out who has kidnapped him. Their adventure runs them afoul of Lao secret service officers, famous spiritualists, charismatic abbots, and even a man who might be the reincarnation of the Buddha himself. Buddhism is a powerful influence on both morals and politics in Southeast Asia--to get their friend back, Siri and Daeng will have to figure out who is cloaking their terrible misdeeds in religiosity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Coroners > Fiction.
Laos > Fiction.
Buddhism > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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