Thirty-Three Teeth by Colin Cotterill
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Thirty-Three Teeth Summary
The national coroner of Laos, Dr. Siri Paiboun, is no respecter of persons or party; at his advanced age he can afford to be independent. With the assistance of his helpers, the mentally retarded Mr. Geung and Nurse Dtui (Fatty)who has dubbed him Super Spirit Doche elucidates the causes of mysterious deaths. But he also communes with the deposed king, whose special channel to the occult has left him, and attends a conference of shamans called by the Communist government to give the spirits an ultimatum: obey party orders or get out.
Thirty-Three Teeth Reviews
"Cotterill, who lives in northern Thailand, is a crack storyteller and an impressive guide to a little-known culture." - The Washington Post.
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Colin Cotterill Author Biography
Colin Cotterill was born in London and taught in Australia, the U.S., Laos, and Japan. He works for UNICEF and local nongovernmental agencies to prevent child prostitution and to rehabilitate abused children. He and his wife live in Chiang Mai, Thailand, where he teaches at the university.
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