The Elephant Mask

The Elephant Mask

Author: Bob Garland

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595307299

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

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The Elephant Mask is the fourth Humboldt Prior Mystery. Now an aging executive of a troubled computer company, Prior is given responsibility for a promising new project that applies computer science to Latin American archeology. From the ruins of the ancient Moche people, the project surfaces the strange problem of the Elephant Mask and then nearly dissolves in a mysterious triple assassination.Prior travels to Lima, Peru to try to salvage the project. There, he is entangled by unscrupulous enemies, unpredictable old friends, and the assets and liabilities of his distant past.In Peru, New York, and San Francisco, Prior must weave his way through a maze of attempted seduction, trickery and betrayal, further killings, and cutting edge software technology. To survive, he must solve the triple problem of the murders, the underlying crime, and the age-old mystery of the Elephant Mask. Beneath an enormous relic of military technology, the story ends in an unexpected, ghastly execution, and more of Prior's past reaches out to him.
The Elephant Mask
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Bob Garland
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: iUniverse

The Elephant Mask is the fourth Humboldt Prior Mystery. Now an aging executive of a troubled computer company, Prior is given responsibility for a promising new project that applies computer science to Latin American archeology. From the ruins of the ancient Moche people, the project surfaces the strange problem of
Indiana Jones and the Mask of the Elephant
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Megan Stine, H. William Stine
Categories: Adventure and adventurers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-01-12 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

The reader joins with Indiana Jones in fighting crocodiles and hostile natives in the Congo, and makes the decisions that will lead to a legendary gold and diamond elephant mask.
Elephant Tears
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Richard Trout
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Langmarc Pub

While investigating the endangered status of elephants in Kenya, the MacGregor kids tangle with international poachers.
The World of Spirits and Ancestors in the Art of Western Sub-Saharan Africa
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: Elizabeth Skidmore Sasser
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Texas Tech University Press

The World of Spirits and Ancestors in the Art of Western Sub-Saharan Africa illustrates for the first time a collection of African Sculpture at the Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. The masks and figurative carvings from the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century are from two
Continuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Hope B. Werness
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-01-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

Animals and their symbolism in diverse world cultures and different eras of human history are chronicled in this lovely volume.