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Mandarin gate

Author: Eliot Pattison
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In an earlier time, Shan Tao Yun was an Inspector stationed in Beijing. But he lost his position, his family and his freedom when he ran afoul of a powerful figure high in the Chinese government. Released unofficially from the work camp to which he'd been sentenced, Shan has been living in remote mountains of Tibet with a group of outlawed Buddhist monks. Without status, official identity, or the freedom to return  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eliot Pattison
ISBN: 9780312656041 0312656041
OCLC Number: 778421928
Description: 309 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Eliot Pattison.
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Shan has just begun to settle into his menial job as an inspector of irrigation and sewer ditches in a remote Tibetan township when he encounters a wrenching crime scene. Strewn across the grounds of  Read more...

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"Pattison dramatically portrays the bitter oppression suffered by the Tibetan people under Communist China in his excellent seventh novel featuring Chinese investigator Shan Tao Yun. Pattison Read more...

 
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