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The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream, Patrick Radden Keefe

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The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
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The snakehead
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an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
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Patrick Radden Keefe
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Snake head : an epic tale of Chinatown underworld and the American dream
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eng
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A mesmerizing narrative about the rise and fall of an unlikely international crime boss--Sister Ping--and the intricate human trafficking network she created from her business in New York City's Chinatown, together with a panoramic tale about the gangland gunslingers who worked for her, the immigration and law enforcement officials who pursued her, and the generation of penniless immigrants who risked death to realize their own version of the American dream
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Title
The snakehead
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Summary
Traces the story of illegal Chinese immigrant Cheng Chui Ping, who built a human smuggling conglomerate with links to a violent Chinatown gang, an organization that was exposed by New York's "Jade Squad" and the FBI twelve years before Ping's conviction
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Genre
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ALA Notable Book, 2010.
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DLC
Dewey number
364.1/370973
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Index
index present
LC call number
HQ281
LC item number
.K44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
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an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
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by Patrick Radden Keefe
The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream, Patrick Radden Keefe
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The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream, Patrick Radden Keefe
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [346]-404) and index
Contents
Pilgrims -- Leaving Fujian -- Eighteen-thousand dollar woman -- Dai Lo of the Fuk Ching -- Swiftwater -- Year of the snake -- Mombasa -- The phantom ship -- The teaneck massacre -- Mutiny in the Atlantic -- A well-founded fear -- The fat man -- Freedom birds -- The goldfish and the great wall -- Parole -- Snakeheads international -- Catching Lilly Zhang -- The mother of all Snakeheads
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ocn264044131
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 414 p.
Isbn
9780385521307
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008050049
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(OCoLC)264044131

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