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skull mantra

Eliot Pattison

skull mantra

by Eliot Pattison

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Published by BCA in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Minotaur, 1999.

StatementEliot Pattison.
The Physical Object
Pagination397p.
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19335544M

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The corpse is missing its head and is dressed in American clothes. Found by a Tibetan prison work gang on a windy cliff, the grisly remains clearly belong to someone too important for Chinese authorities to bury /5(33). The Skull Mantra was the winner of the Edgar Award for best New Author.

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