RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 712118514 LA English T1 The Chinese jars : a novel A1 Gordon, William C., PB Bay Tree Pub. PP Point Richmond, Calif. YR 2011 SN 9780981957784 0981957781 AB "A noir mystery set in San Francisco in the early 1960s, The Chinese Jars follows Samuel Hamilton, an ad salesman for the local newspaper, as he investigates the suspicious death of a supposed millionaire and casual acquaintance from the Camelot bar. The unraveling evidence leads him through a maze of traffickers in Chinese art and antiquities, shady businessmen, and femme fatales to Mister Song's Many Chinese Herbs store. Mr. Song is a very powerful man in his neighborhood, and his vessels are a safe place for Chinatown residents to deposit money and documents."--P.  of cover.