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  • Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Description: x, 260 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780143121008
  • 0143121006

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Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China

by French, Paul, 1966-

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Call number: 364.152 Fr

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl., Malletts Adult, Pittsfield Adult, Traverwood Adult, West Adult

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The approaching storm -- The body at the Fox Tower -- The police of Peking -- Wild dogs and diplomats -- The investigation -- Pamela -- An old China hand -- Armour factory alley -- Cocktail hour at the Wagons Lits -- Into the Badlands -- Of rats and men -- Under Peking earth -- A respectable man of influence -- Radical chic -- The element of fire -- The rising sun that chills -- Journey to the underworld -- Chuanpan Hutong -- The hunters -- Invitation to a party -- The wound that wouldn't heal -- The writing of midnight in Peking -- Acknowledgments -- Sources.

Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious unsolved 1937 murder of Pamela Werner, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking.

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