The Resource Mandarin gate, Eliot Pattison

Mandarin gate, Eliot Pattison

Label
Mandarin gate
Title
Mandarin gate
Statement of responsibility
Eliot Pattison
Creator
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"In an earlier time, Shan Tao Yun was an Inspector stationed in Beijing. But he lost his position, his family and his freedom when he ran afoul of a powerful figure high in the Chinese government. Released unofficially from the work camp to which he'd been sentenced, Shan has been living in remote mountains of Tibet with a group of outlawed Buddhist monks. Without status, official identity, or the freedom to return to his former home in Beijing, Shan has just begun to settle into his menial job as an inspector of irrigation and sewer ditches in a remote Tibetan township when he encounters a wrenching crime scene. Strewn across the grounds of an old Buddhist temple undergoing restoration are the bodies of two unidentified men and a Tibetan nun. Shan quickly realizes that the murders pose a riddle the Chinese police might in fact be trying to cover up. When he discovers that a nearby village has been converted into a new internment camp for Tibetan dissidents arrested in Beijing's latest pacification campaign, Shan recognizes the dangerous landscape he has entered. To find justice for the victims and to protect an American woman who witnessed the murders, Shan must navigate through the treacherous worlds of the internment camp, the local criminal gang, and the government's rabid pacification teams, while coping with his growing doubts about his own identity and role in Tibet."--Dust jacket
Member of
Storyline
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Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10151426
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pattison, Eliot
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Shan Tao Yun mysteries
Series volume
0007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shan, Tao Yun (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Americans
  • Concentration camps
  • Prisoners
  • Fathers and sons
  • Interpersonal relations
  • China
Label
Mandarin gate, Eliot Pattison
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780312656041
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780312656041
Label
Mandarin gate, Eliot Pattison
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
309 p.
Isbn
9780312656041
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780312656041

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