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Title:
The African quest
Author:
Hamilton, Lyn.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2001.
Physical Description:
293 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780425178065
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Toronto shopkeeper Lara McClintoch sets off on a high-stakes hunt for sunken treasure. But when ancient artifacts are crossed with modern greed, the search turns dark and deadly. Hamilton is the author of Celtic Riddle, an Arthur Ellis Award nominee.


Author Notes

Lyn Hamilton was born on August 6, 1944. She attended the University of Toronto. She worked in communications in both the public and private sectors before publishing her first novel at the age of 50. She was director of the Cultural Programs Branch for the province of Ontario and director of public affairs for the Canadian Opera Company. She taught mystery writing for the School for Continuing Studies at the University of Toronto. Her first novel, The Xibalba Murders, was published in 1997. She wrote the Archaeological Mysteries series. The Celtic Riddle became a made-for-TV movie starring Angela Lansbury. She died of cancer on September 10, 2009 at the age of 65.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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