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The Resource Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French

Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French

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Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Title
Midnight in Peking
Title remainder
how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Statement of responsibility
Paul French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the efforts of two detectives--one British and one Chinese--as they raced to find an Englishwoman's killer in 1937 before the Japanese invasion of Peking
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2013.
  • Gold Dagger Award for Best Nonfiction of the Year, 2013.
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10107526
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Paul
Dewey number
364.152/3092
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6535.C43
LC item number
F74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Beijing (China)
Target audience
adult
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how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
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Publication
Contents
The approaching storm -- The body at the Fox Tower -- The police of Peking -- Wild dogs and diplomats -- The investigation -- Pamela -- An old China hand -- Armour factory alley -- Cocktail hour at the Wagons Lits -- Into the Badlands -- Of rats and men -- Under Peking earth -- A respectable man of influence -- Radical chic -- The element of fire -- The rising sun that chills -- Journey to the underworld -- Chuanpan Hutong -- The hunters -- Invitation to a party -- The wound that wouldn't heal -- The writing of midnight in Peking -- Acknowledgments -- Sources
Control code
ocn757469987
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780143121008
Lccn
2012001874
System control number
(OCoLC)757469987
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
Publication
Contents
The approaching storm -- The body at the Fox Tower -- The police of Peking -- Wild dogs and diplomats -- The investigation -- Pamela -- An old China hand -- Armour factory alley -- Cocktail hour at the Wagons Lits -- Into the Badlands -- Of rats and men -- Under Peking earth -- A respectable man of influence -- Radical chic -- The element of fire -- The rising sun that chills -- Journey to the underworld -- Chuanpan Hutong -- The hunters -- Invitation to a party -- The wound that wouldn't heal -- The writing of midnight in Peking -- Acknowledgments -- Sources
Control code
ocn757469987
Dimensions
cm.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780143121008
Lccn
2012001874
System control number
(OCoLC)757469987

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