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James Clavell's Tai-Pan.

Author: James Clavell
Publisher: New York : Dell Book, 1986, ©1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler--Tai-Pan!
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Clavell
ISBN: 0440184622 9780440184621
OCLC Number: 65934578
Description: 734 pages : maps ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Tai-Pan

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It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler--Tai-Pan!

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