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

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Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
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Midnight in Peking
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how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China
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Paul French
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eng
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Historian and China expert Paul French uncovers the truth behind the notorious murder of Pamela Werner, and offers a rare glimpse of the last days of colonial Peking
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Title
Midnight in Peking
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Chronicles the efforts of two detectives--one British and one Chinese--as they raced to find an Englishwoman's killer in 1937 before the Japanese invasion of Peking
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  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Fact Crime, 2013.
  • Gold Dagger Award for Best Nonfiction of the Year, 2013.
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364.152/3092
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no index present
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HV6535.C43
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F74 2012
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non fiction
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Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China, Paul French
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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 -- Acknowledgments -- Sources
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9780143121008
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2012001874

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