- Author:Betty Cavanna
- Publisher:William Morrow & Co; First Edition edition (October 1, 1976)
- Pages:224 pages
- Subcategory:Literature & Fiction
- FB2 format1103 kb
- ePUB format1608 kb
- DJVU format1716 kb
- Formats:txt lit mobi lrf
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Betty Cavanna was the author of popular teen romance novels, mysteries, and children's books for 45 years. She also wrote under the names Elizabeth Headley and Betsy Allen. She was nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile in 1970 and 1972. Cavanna had infantile paralysis when she was four years old, which left her unable to walk for several years. Later, she was able to walk with a steel brace.
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Betty Cavanna provides another decent teen-aged mystery with a fascinating backdrop. Cavanna became a full-time writer in 1941. Descriptions of the Thailand in the 1970s were very interesting and she manages to convey tidbits about the culture without it feeling like info-dumps. The mystery isn't terribly intricate, but it does make for a pleasant quick read. Since then she has written more than seventy books under the name of Betty Cavanna as well as two pseudonyms: Betsy Allen, under which she wrote the "Connie Blair Mystery" series, and Elizabeth Headley, under which she wrote several books, including the Diane stories.
But as Cavanna's notion of characterization is transparent (Papa Alex's use of slang . evoke plastic and naugahyde instead of emerald and jade.
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When the sacred Emerald Buddha is stolen from a Bangkok temple, a young girl and her father try to solve the mystery surrounding its disappearance. Accompanying her father on an assignment to Thailand, a young girl is drawn into a crisis that involves the underground traffic in national art treasures.
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