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The Chinese jars : a novel

Autore: William C Gordon
Editore: Point Richmond, California : Bay Tree Publishing, LLC, [2011] ©2011
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: William C Gordon
ISBN: 9780981957784 0981957781
Numero OCLC: 712118514
Descrizione: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Contenuti: Reginald Rockwood III --
Camelot --
Virginia Dimitri entertains Xsing Ching --
Rafael Garcia --
Blanche --
Samuel starts digging --
Rafael in a muddle --
Xsing Ching surrenders --
The missing page --
The king of wands --
Rafael's luck runs out --
Something's cooking --
Chinatown mourns --
Mathew tries to deal --
Everybody's two cents --
Rafael and Mathew --
Samuel takes charge --
Samuel holds court.
Responsabilità: by William C. Gordon.

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"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."--Back cover.

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