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Ten weeks with Chinese bandits,

Author: Harvey James Howard
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1926.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Experiences and impressions of the author as a captive of bandits in Heilungchiang province, China ... during the summer and early fall of 1925"--Foreword.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howard, Harvey James, b. 1880.
Ten weeks with Chinese bandits.
New York, Dodd, Mead and Co., 1926
(OCoLC)612865973
Named Person: William Morgan Palmer; William Morgan Palmer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey James Howard
OCLC Number: 1650609
Notes: "Experiences and impressions of the author as a captive of bandits in Heilungchiang province, China ... during the summer and early fall of 1925"--Foreword.
Description: xiv pages, 1 leaf, 272 pages frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimile 21 cm
Contents: The shores of the Sungari River a bandit paradise --
Major Morgan Palmer and his ranch in Manchuria --
An attempt to bring aid to a troubled village --
The battle and its tragedy --
The first hours of captivity --
The messenger comes too late --
The long ride to the bandit camp --
A harrowing night --
"You're going to be shot over there" --
From the sublime to the ridiculous --
An opium collector brings in the district's tribute --
The bandits tell me some of their secrets --
A night-long third degree --
In the prison junk at the captive fort --
The thirteen Chinese captives --
Jih Pen Tzu takes me into his hut to live --
An American physician in competition with the bandits' medicine-men --
Jih Pen Tzu takes a bath --
Ying Wu weeps --
The bandits with their captives flee from the fort --
The midnight crossing of the Sungari River --
Mr. Chu pay the supreme penalty for weariness --
Our flight through the mountains of Kirin Province --
In which I teach the bandits English and refuse to assist them in smuggling opium into Peking --
Bandits versus bandits --
"We are soldiers and have rescued you" --
Sidelights --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: by Harvey J. Howard ... with illustrations from sketches and photographs by the author.

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"Experiences and impressions of the author as a captive of bandits in Heilungchiang province, China ... during the summer and early fall of 1925"--Foreword.

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