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

Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Title
Midnight in Peking
Title remainder
how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
Statement of responsibility
Paul French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Paul
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6535.C63
LC item number
B45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Beijing (China)
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Australia : Viking, 2011
  • Revised edition originally published : New York : Penguin Books, 2012
  • "An Edgar award : best fact crime nominee"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn820123607
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. edition.
Extent
x, 260 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780143123361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)820123607
Label
Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: Australia : Viking, 2011
  • Revised edition originally published : New York : Penguin Books, 2012
  • "An Edgar award : best fact crime nominee"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocn820123607
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Rev. edition.
Extent
x, 260 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780143123361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map
System control number
(OCoLC)820123607

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