The China Card: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 1, 1986 - Fiction - 523 pages
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Built around the premise that the Communist Chinese might have planted a mole in Richard Nixon's staff before he was elected president, this novel traces the career of Nixon staffer Matthew Thompson

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The China card: a novel

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Just two decades ago, U.S.-China relations seemed hostile and closed. As this novel opens, a skilled diplomat, reclaimed from a pig farm by Chou En-lai, recruits young American Matt Thompson secretly ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book even though (or possibly, nostalgically because) it is a Cold War throw back. That said, the main character is a giant tool who uses the worst pick up lines, yet gets all the ladies. So annoying. Read full review


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