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[EAN: 9780812978681], Neubuch, [PU: Random House USA Inc, United States], Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Organized Crime, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Political, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Suspense, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Police Procedural, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Women Sleuths, Language: English . Brand New Book. In Flower Net, Lisa See gives us a China not often seen: An extraordinary nation that is at once admirable and frightening.Here the veil is ripped away from modern China--its venerable culture, its teeming economy, its institutionalized cruelty--and the inextricable link between China s fortunes and America s is underscored.In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping s reign, the U.S. ambassador s son is found dead--his body entombed in a frozen lake. Almost simultaneously, American officials find a ship adrift in the storm-churned waters off Southern California. No one is surprised to find the fetid hold crammed with hundreds of undocumented Chinese immigrants--the latest cargo in the Chinese mafia s burgeoning smuggling trade. What does surprise Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark is his discovery that among the hapless refugees lies the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China s political elite.The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected, and in an unprecedented move they join forces to solve this cross-cultural crime. Stark heads for Beijing to team up with police detective Liu Hulan, whose unorthodox methods are tolerated only because of her spectacular investigative abilities. Their investigation carries them into virtually every corner of today s China, and leads them to Los Angeles s thriving Asian community--where their search turns up a bloodthirsty murderer at the apex of China s power structure. Their work together also ignites their passion for each other--a passion forbidden by their respective governments, and one that plays right into the hands of a serial killer.An accomplishedstage actress, Elaina Davis performed in Hamlet, and in Richard II and Troilus Cressida for the New York Shakespeare Festival. She was a principal character on television s As The World Turns, and has appeared in the film Contact.

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[EAN: 9780812978681], Neubuch, [PU: Random House USA Inc, United States], Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Organized Crime, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Political, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Suspense, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Police Procedural, Fiction|Mystery & Detective|Women Sleuths, Language: English . Brand New Book. In Flower Net, Lisa See gives us a China not often seen: An extraordinary nation that is at once admirable and frightening.Here the veil is ripped away from modern China--its venerable culture, its teeming economy, its institutionalized cruelty--and the inextricable link between China s fortunes and America s is underscored.In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping s reign, the U.S. ambassador s son is found dead--his body entombed in a frozen lake. Almost simultaneously, American officials find a ship adrift in the storm-churned waters off Southern California. No one is surprised to find the fetid hold crammed with hundreds of undocumented Chinese immigrants--the latest cargo in the Chinese mafia s burgeoning smuggling trade. What does surprise Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark is his discovery that among the hapless refugees lies the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China s political elite.The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected, and in an unprecedented move they join forces to solve this cross-cultural crime. Stark heads for Beijing to team up with police detective Liu Hulan, whose unorthodox methods are tolerated only because of her spectacular investigative abilities. Their investigation carries them into virtually every corner of today s China, and leads them to Los Angeles s thriving Asian community--where their search turns up a bloodthirsty murderer at the apex of China s power structure. Their work together also ignites their passion for each other--a passion forbidden by their respective governments, and one that plays right into the hands of a serial killer.An accomplishedstage actress, Elaina Davis performed in Hamlet, and in Richard II and Troilus Cressida for the New York Shakespeare Festival. She was a principal character on television s As The World Turns, and has appeared in the film Contact.

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[EAN: 9780812978681], Neubuch, [PU: Random House USA Inc, United States], Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In Flower Net, Lisa See gives us a China not often seen: An extraordinary nation that is at once admirable and frightening.Here the veil is ripped away from modern China--its venerable culture, its teeming economy, its institutionalized cruelty--and the inextricable link between China s fortunes and America s is underscored.In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping s reign, the U.S. ambassador s son is found dead--his body entombed in a frozen lake. Almost simultaneously, American officials find a ship adrift in the storm-churned waters off Southern California. No one is surprised to find the fetid hold crammed with hundreds of undocumented Chinese immigrants--the latest cargo in the Chinese mafia s burgeoning smuggling trade. What does surprise Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark is his discovery that among the hapless refugees lies the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China s political elite.The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected, and in an unprecedented move they join forces to solve this cross-cultural crime. Stark heads for Beijing to team up with police detective Liu Hulan, whose unorthodox methods are tolerated only because of her spectacular investigative abilities. Their investigation carries them into virtually every corner of today s China, and leads them to Los Angeles s thriving Asian community--where their search turns up a bloodthirsty murderer at the apex of China s power structure. Their work together also ignites their passion for each other--a passion forbidden by their respective governments, and one that plays right into the hands of a serial killer.An accomplishedstage actress, Elaina Davis performed in Hamlet, and in Richard II and Troilus Cressida for the New York Shakespeare Festival. She was a principal character on television s As The World Turns, and has appeared in the film Contact.

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"Lisa See begins to do for Beijing what Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did for turn-of-the-century London or Dashiell Hammett did for 1920s San Francisco: She discerns the hidden city lurking beneath the public facade." "-The Washington Post Book World" In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping's reign, the U.S. ambassador's son is found dead-his body entombed in a frozen lake. Around the same time, aboard a ship adrift off the coast of Southern California, Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark makes a startling discovery: the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China's political elite. The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected and, in an unprecedented move, they join forces to see justice done. In Beijing, David teams up with the unorthodox police detective Liu Hulan. In an investigation that brings them to every corner of China and sparks an intense attraction between the two, David and Hulan discover a web linking human trafficking to the drug trade to governmental treachery-a web reaching from the Forbidden City to the heart of Los Angeles and, like the wide flower net used by Chinese fishermen, threatening to ensnare all within its reach. "A graceful rendering of two different and complex cultures, within a highly intricate plot . . . The starkly beautiful landscapes of Beijing and its surrounding countryside are depicted with a lyrical precision." "-Los Angeles Times Book Review" "Murder and intrigue splash across the canvas of modern Chinese life. . . . A vivid portrait of a vast Communist nation in the painful throes of a sea change." "-People" "Fascinating . . . that rare thriller that enlightens as well as it entertains." "-San Diego Union-Tribune" A Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK Flower Net See, Lisa, Random House Trade

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Lisa See begins to do for Beijing what Sir Arthur Conan Doyle did for turn-of-the-century London or Dashiell Hammett did for 1920s San Francisco: She discerns the hidden city lurking beneath the public facade. The Washington Post Book World In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping's reign, the U.S. ambassador's son is found deadhis body entombed in a frozen lake. Around the same time, aboard a ship adrift off the coast of Southern California, Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark makes a startling discovery: the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China's political elite. The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected and, in an unprecedented move, they join forces to see justice done. In Beijing, David teams up with the unorthodox police detective Liu Hulan. In an investigation that brings them to every corner of China and sparks an intense attraction between the two, David and Hulan discover a web linking human trafficking to the drug trade to governmental treacherya web reaching from the Forbidden City to the heart of Los Angeles and, like the wide flower net used by Chinese fishermen, threatening to ensnare all within its reach. A graceful rendering of two different and complex cultures, within a highly intricate plot . . . The starkly beautiful landscapes of Beijing and its surrounding countryside are depicted with a lyrical precision. Los Angeles Times Book Review Murder and intrigue splash across the canvas of modern Chinese life. . . . A vivid portrait of a vast Communist nation in the painful throes of a sea change. People Fascinating . . . that rare thriller that enlightens as well as it entertains. San Diego Union-Tribune A Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK From the Trade Paperback edition. Fiction Fiction eBook, Random House Publishing Group

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<quote> <blockquote><remark>"Moving smoothly from "On Gold Mountain, the priased memoir of her Chinese-American family, See appleis her knowledge of Chinese customs and traditions to a complex and exciting novel...The fascinating picture of China's political heritage and complex social culture makes this debut thriller a standout."</remark><div align=right><by>-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)</by></div> </blockquote></quote> <quote><blockquote> <remark>""Flower Net proclaims See's considerable talents as novelist, skillfully blending suspenseful storytelling, romantic intrigue, and stirring plot twists...[She] vividly render[s] the turmoil of China's recent history and the paradoxes of contemporary life there. This formidable portrayal of China's culture and the country's harsh system of justice constitutes a striking backdrop for See's compelling tale."</remark><div align=right><by>-- "Booklist</by></div> </blockquote></quote> <quote><blockquote> <remark>""Flower Net is a lively, exciting page-turner, full of creative twists and unexpected turns. It leads the reader into a mysterious Chinese alchemy that is strange and fresh and highly entertaining."</remark><div align=right><by>-- Sheryl WuDunn, author of "China Wakes </by></div> </blockquote></quote>

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780812978681
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0812978684
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsjahr: 2007
Herausgeber: RANDOM HOUSE
333 Seiten
Gewicht: 0,272 kg
Sprache: eng/Englisch

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