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A Death in China ----INSCRIBED----

Montalbano, William;Hiaasen, Carl

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ISBN 10: 0689114486 / ISBN 13: 9780689114489
Published by Atheneum, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Particularly bright and fresh. Inscribed by Hiaasen ' for Bob best wishes and happy birthday, 3-10-84'. Jacket price clipped. Spine seems a bit twisted, that is, cocked opposite ways at top and bottom, as bad as that may sound, it is quite minor. Bookseller Inventory # 25317

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Title: A Death in China ----INSCRIBED----

Publisher: Atheneum, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

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Synopsis:

From Carl Hiaasen and the distinguished foreign correspondent Bill Montalbano comes a relentless novel of treachery and murder set in the clenched society of China, where even tomorrow’s weather is a state secret.

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 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.

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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.

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