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The boy who stole the leopard's spots [electronic resource] / Tamar Myers.

Myers, Tamar. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062101457 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062101455 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2012.

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General Note: Includes a "P.S." bonus section with information about the author, the book, and other books by the author.
Summary, etc.: A decades-old murder, a strange superstition, an enormous snake, and one giant secret are about to rock the beautiful Belle Vue to its core. It is a time of great upheaval for the Belgian Congo and Belle Vue is not safe from the changes. But there are more pressing problems as an unsolved disappearance brings up issues for some of the denizens of the village. Add to that a sudden influx of strangers and a horrible storm that literally divides the village in half, and suddenly danger seems to be everywhere. The lovely young American missionary Amanda, the police chief Captain Pierre Jardin, and the local witch doctor and his wise-woman wife, Cripple, all become embroiled in the mystery as evil omens and strange happenings at every turn suggest that more lives will be lost before the true killer is unmasked.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Superstition > Fiction.
Good and evil > Fiction.
Natural disasters > Fiction.
Rites and ceremonies > Fiction.
Villages > Fiction.
Congo (Democratic Republic) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories.
Electronic books.

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