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Eye of jade : a novel

Author: Diane Wei Liang
Publisher: London : Picador, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mei is a modern, independent Chinese woman; she runs her own business in Beijing, working as a private investigator, owns a car, and even has that most modern of commodities, a male secretary. One day, 'Uncle' Chen - no relation but a close friend of her mother's - approaches Mei and asks her to find the Eye of Jade. A Han dynasty artefact of great value, the "Eye of Jade" was taken from a museum during the years  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Wei Liang
ISBN: 9780330450775 0330450778 9780330447720 0330447726
OCLC Number: 137225267
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Diane Wei Liang.

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"We've all heard of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency," Alexander McCall Smith's bestselling novels about a female private detective from Botswana. Now it's China's turn. On the surface "The Eye of Read more...

 
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