The Resource I shot the Buddha, Colin Cotterill

I shot the Buddha, Colin Cotterill

Label
I shot the Buddha
Title
I shot the Buddha
Statement of responsibility
Colin Cotterill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cotterill, Colin
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.O778
LC item number
I4 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paiboun, Siri
  • Coroners
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • Coroners
  • Paiboun, Siri, Doctor (Fictitious character)
  • Laos
  • Laos
Label
I shot the Buddha, Colin Cotterill
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
929048860
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781616957223
Lccn
2016003707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
I shot the Buddha, Colin Cotterill
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
929048860
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781616957223
Lccn
2016003707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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