Midnight In Peking : How The Murder Of A Young Englishwoman Haunted The Last Days Of Old China

Midnight In Peking : How The Murder Of A Young Englishwoman Haunted The Last Days Of Old China

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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.
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364.1523 FREAdult NonfictionIn

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Edition Statement :

Rev. ed.

Content :

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.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Penguin Books, 2012.

ISBN :

0143121006

Physical Description :

x, 260 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

Notes :
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-259).
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