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Tai-pan : a novel of Hong Hong

Author: James Clavell
Publisher: New York Atheneum 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: 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
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clavell, James.
Tai-Pan.
New York, NY : Atheneum, 1966
(OCoLC)654592413
Named Person: Hong Kong
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Clavell
ISBN: 0689110685 9780689110689
OCLC Number: 1003976485
Description: 590 pages
Responsibility: James Clavell.

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From the Publisher: 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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