Jade and Fire: A Novel of Emerging China

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iUniverse, 2005 - Fiction - 388 pages
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Peking, winter 1948. Encircled by Mao's Communist armies, Nationalist warlord Fu Tsoyi seeks the solution to saving Peking in his Taoist concubine's lessons in calligraphy and passion. Chief Inspector Bei wrestles with a string of brutal courtesan murders, slowly realizing with horror that the solution to the murders is tied to saving his beloved Peking, and China's emergence into the modern world.
 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
5
Section 3
24
Section 4
48
Section 5
75
Section 6
89
Section 7
147
Section 8
182
Section 10
276
Section 11
298
Section 12
343
Section 13
357
Section 14
363
Section 15
369
Section 16
371
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Section 9
252

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