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ISBN13: 9780312982171
ISBN10: 0312982178
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Cloistered in a remote sanctuary, Shan Tao Yun has received shattering news. A teacher revered by the oppressed has been found slain. One by one, her orphaned students have followed her to her grave, victims of a child-killer harboring unfathomable motives. Abandoning his mountain hermitage, Shan embarks on a search for justice--one carved out of the treacherous borderlands that have been shaken by perilous upheaval. But now, shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed "demon", Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet.

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Cloistered in a remote sanctuary, Shan Tao Yun has received shattering news. A teacher revered by the oppressed has been found slain. One by one, her orphaned students have followed her to her grave, victims of a child-killer harboring unfathomable motives. Abandoning his mountain hermitage, Shan embarks on a search for justice--one carved out of the treacherous borderlands that have been shaken by perilous upheaval. But now, shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed "demon", Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet.

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Beijing investigator Shan Toa Yun receives word that a Tibetan teacher revered by the oppressed has been murdered. One by one, her students become victims of a child-killer. Shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed "demon, " Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet. Martin's Press.

About the Author

Eliot Pattison is the author of The Skull Mantra, which won the Edgar Award and was a finalist for the Gold Dagger, as well Water Touching Stone and Bone Mountain. Pattison is a world traveler and frequent visitor to China, and his numerous books and articles on international policy issues have been published around the world.

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Britton, January 1, 2010 (view all comments by Britton)
When a piece of genre fiction reaches into your life and tugs, hard, it's amazing enough. But when a mystery set in an unknown country, peopled by characters w/ unpronounceable names, makes you feel part of the inner and outer landscapes of the book, the characters, the world... That's brilliance.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312982171
Author:
Pattison, Eliot
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
Tibet (china)
Subject:
Ex-convicts
Subject:
Ex-police officers
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/International Mystery & Crime
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Inspector Shan Tao Yun
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20020617
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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Product details 560 pages St. Martin's Minotaur - English 9780312982171 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Cloistered in a remote sanctuary, Shan Tao Yun has received shattering news. A teacher revered by the oppressed has been found slain. One by one, her orphaned students have followed her to her grave, victims of a child-killer harboring unfathomable motives. Abandoning his mountain hermitage, Shan embarks on a search for justice--one carved out of the treacherous borderlands that have been shaken by perilous upheaval. But now, shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed "demon", Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet.

"Synopsis" by , Beijing investigator Shan Toa Yun receives word that a Tibetan teacher revered by the oppressed has been murdered. One by one, her students become victims of a child-killer. Shadowed by bizarre tales of an unleashed "demon, " Shan braces himself for even darker imaginings as he stalks a killer and fights to restore spiritual balance to the ancient and tenuous splendor of Tibet. Martin's Press.
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