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Headhunter's Daughter A Mystery

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ISBN-10: 0061997641

ISBN-13: 9780061997648

Edition: 2011

Authors: Tamar Myers

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From Tamar Myers, author of The Witch Doctor's Wife, comes a spellbinding tale of equatorial Africa and a child torn dangerously between two worlds. In 1945, an infant left inadvertently to die in the jungles of the Belgian Congo is discovered by a young Bashilele tribesman on a mission to claim the head of an enemy. Recognized as human-despite her pale white skin and strange blue eyes-the baby is brought into the tribe and raised as its own. Thirteen years later, the girl-now called "Ugly Eyes"-will find herself at the center of a controversy that will rock two separate societies. Young missionary Amanda Brown hears the incredible stories of a white girl living among the Bashilele…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396

Tamar Myers was born and raised in the Belgian Congo (now just the Congo). Her parents were missionaries. She was sixteen when her family settled in America. In college she began to submit novels for publication, but it took 23 years for her to get published. Persistence paid off, however, because Tamar is now the author of two ongoing mystery series. One is set in Pennsylvania and features Magdalena Yoder, an Amish-Mennonite sleuth who runs a bed and breakfast in the mythical town of Hernia. The other is set in the Carolinas and centers around the adventures of Abigail Timberlake, the proud owner of a Charlotte (and later Charleston) antique store, the Den of Antiquity. Tamar now calls…