Slash and burn: Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 8

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Dr. Siri might finally be allowed to retire (again). Although he loves his two morgue assistants, he’s tired of being Laos’s national coroner, a job he never wanted in the first place. Plus, he’s pushing eighty, and wants to spend some time with his wife before his untimely death (which has been predicted by the local transvestite fortune teller).But retirement is not in the cards for Dr. Siri after all. He’s dragged into one last job for the Lao government: supervising an excavation for the remains of U.S. fighter pilot who went down in the remote northern Lao jungle ten years earlier. The presence of American soldiers in Laos is a hot-button issue for both the Americans and the Lao involved, and the search party includes high-level politicians and scientists. But one member of the party is found dead, setting off a chain of accidents Dr. Siri suspects are not completely accidental. Everyone is trapped in a cabin in the jungle, and the bodies are starting to pile up. Can Dr. Siri get to the bottom of the MIA pilot’s mysterious story before the fortune teller’s prediction comes true?
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9781455119271
9781616951177
9781481572262
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series Dr. Siri Paiboun, Dr. Siri investigations
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subject_facet Coroners -- Fiction, Laos -- Fiction, Older people -- Fiction, Paiboun, Siri, -- Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title Slash and burn Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 8
title_display Slash and burn
title_full Slash and Burn Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 8, Slash and burn / Colin Cotterill, Slash and burn [electronic resource] / Colin Cotterill, Slash and burn [sound recording] / Colin Cotterill
title_short Slash and burn
title_sort slash and burn
title_sub Dr. Siri Paiboun Series, Book 8
topic Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Mystery
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