The Resource Bones of the earth, Eliot Pattison

Bones of the earth, Eliot Pattison

Label
Bones of the earth
Title
Bones of the earth
Statement of responsibility
Eliot Pattison
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bones of the Earth is Edgar Award-winning author Eliot Pattison's much anticipated tenth and final installment in the internationally acclaimed Inspector Shan series. After Shan Tao Yun is forced to witness the execution of a Tibetan for corruption, he can't shake the suspicion that he has instead witnessed a murder arranged by conspiring officials. When he learns that a Tibetan monk has been accused by the same officials of using Buddhist magic to murder soldiers then is abruptly given a badge as special deputy to the county governor, Inspector Shan realizes he is being thrust into a ruthless power struggle. Knowing he has made too many enemies in the government, Shan desperately wants to avoid such a battle, but then discovers that among its casualties are a murdered American archaeology student and devout Tibetans who were only trying to protect an ancient shrine. Soon grasping that the underlying mysteries are rooted in both the Chinese and Tibetan worlds, Shan senses that he alone may be able to find the truth. The path he must take, with the enigmatic, vengeful father of the dead American at his side, is the most treacherous he has ever navigated. More will die before he is able to fully pierce the secrets of this clash between the angry gods of Tibet and Beijing. The costs to Shan and those close to him will be profoundly painful, and his world will be shaken to its core before he crafts his own uniquely Tibetan form of justice
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pattison, Eliot
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.A82497
LC item number
B663 2019
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
The Inspector Shan novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shan, Tao Yun (Fictitious character)
  • Ex-police officers
  • Buddhist monks
  • Murder
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
Label
Bones of the earth, Eliot Pattison
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Inspector Shan Tao Yun mystery"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781250169686
Lccn
2018050880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2018050880
Label
Bones of the earth, Eliot Pattison
Publication
Note
"An Inspector Shan Tao Yun mystery"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
344 pages
Isbn
9781250169686
Lccn
2018050880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2018050880

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