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Book Bag: Laos as Character in 'The Coroner's Lunch'

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Book Bag: Laos as Character in 'The Coroner's Lunch'

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Book Bag: Laos as Character in 'The Coroner's Lunch'

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks with author Colin Cotterill about his new novel The Coroner's Lunch. Cotterill says the book's setting, the People's Republic of Laos during the country's transition to a communist regime in the mid-1970s, inspired the unique cultural experiences and viewpoint of its hero, an aging doctor thrust into the middle of a murder mystery.

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The Coroner's Lunch

by Colin Cotterill

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