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Midnight in Peking

How The Murder Of A Young Englishwoman Haunted The Last Days Of Old China

By Paul French, 1966-

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.

Format: Book
Author: French, Paul, 1966-
Summary: 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.
Title: Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China / Paul French.
Publisher Date: New York : Penguin Books, c2012.
Subject: Murder -- China -- Beijing -- Case studies. Beijing (China) -- History -- 20th century.
Isbn: 9780143121008 0143121006
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: HV6535.C43 F74 2012
Oclc: 757469987
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Bib Id: 386282

Format: Book
Author: French, Paul, 1966-
Summary: 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.
Title: Midnight in Peking : how the murder of a young Englishwoman haunted the last days of old China / Paul French.
Publisher, Date: New York : Penguin Books, c2012.
Description: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Murder -- China -- Beijing -- Case studies.
Subjects: Beijing (China) -- History -- 20th century.
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.
LCCN: 2012001874
ISBN: 9780143121008
ISBN: 0143121006
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: HV6535.C43 F74 2012