A Death in China
ISBN: 0375700676
EAN13: 9780375700675
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 8.00" L x 6.00" W
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
An American investigating his mentor's murder finds himself ensnared in a web of lies and treachery in China, in this terrific tale by bestselling author Carl Hiassen and distinguished foreign correspondent Bill Montalbano.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover David Wang, a Chinese-American art historian, dies shortly after a visit to an ancient tomb housing priceless artifacts. Officials diagnose death by duck, a fatal confluence of culture shock and rich cuisine. But Wang's friend Tom Stratton suspects something more sinister, especially after the dead man's brother, a highly placed Party official tries to have him kidnapped. From a nightmarish interrogation to assasination by cobra, A Death in China takes readers on a trip with no rest stops through a world of claustrophobic mistrust and terrifying danger.
From the front Cover An American investigating his mentor's murder finds himself ensnared in a web of lies and treachery in China, where even tomorrow's weather is a state secret. From a nightmarish interrogation to assassination by cobra, A Death in China takes readers on a trip with no rest stops through a world of claustrophobic mistrust and terrifying danger.