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Cover of: The golden one | Elizabeth Peters
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PerfectBound e-book extras: "Egytian Diary: The Amelia Peabody Expedition"; "A Nice, Practical Career for a Woman": A Conversation with Elizabeth Peters; "The Amelia Peabody Mysteries"It is 1917, and the Great War rages. In Luxor, Amelia Peabody and her family learn that a royal tomb has been ransacked. Not soon after, one thief returns to the tomb -- as a corpse. Peabody to the investigation!Dateline: New Year’s Eve, l9l7. Risking winter storms and German torpedoes, the Emersons are heading for Egypt once again: intrepid Egyptologist Amelia Peabody, her brilliant archaeologist husband Radcliffe Emerson, their son Ramses and his wife Nefret, not to mention their ward, their butler and their cat. Emerson is counting on a long season of excavation without distractions, but loyal readers know this is a forlorn hope. Another dead body, only too fresh, is found in a looted tomb, and it leads the clan on a search for the man who has threatened them with death if they pursue their excavations. If that weren’t distraction enough, the intelligence services are trying to recruit Ramses for another dangerous assignment--and this is one he can’t refuse. Meanwhile, Nefret keeps a secret of her own...

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4 editions First published in 2002

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Cover of: The golden one
2002, Morrow
The golden one
in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: The Golden One
2002, HarperCollins
The Golden One
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The golden one
2002, Morrow
The golden one
in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: The golden one
2002, Constable
The golden one
in English

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