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The black tortoise

Tierney, Ronald. (Author).

Summary: Peter Strand is half Chinese and half Cherokee and was adopted by an elderly white couple from Phoenix. Now he's a forensic accountant in San Francisco, where he's struggling with his identity.When his employer asks him to investigate a San Francisco-based nonprofit organization, Strand meets a cast of quirky characters who all seem to be hiding a secret. Peter soon finds evidence of a probable fraud, but when fraud leads to murder, he's drawn deeper into a murky mystery.

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  • ISBN: 9781459812406 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    131 pages: 19 cm.
  • Publisher: Victoria, BC : Raven Books, 2017.

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Target Audience Note:
Fry reading level: 4.8.
Subject: Forensic accounting -- Fiction
High interest-low vocabulary books -- Level 5
English language -- Readers
Readers (Adult)
Easy reading
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers
English language -- Study and teaching as a second language
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers
Genre: High interest-low vocabulary books.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Decoda Literacy Library 813.54 T54 2017 (Text) 35410000057398 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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