Death of a red heroine: Inspector Chen Series, Book 1
In this Anthony Award-winning debut, Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police must find the murderer of a National Model worker, and then risk his own life and career to see that justice is done. "A Loyal Character Dancer "is the latest in Qiu's Shanghai series featuring Inspector Chen. "A marvelously assured debut. . . . Engrossing, immensely readable."-"The Wall Street Journal"
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|Grouping Title||death of a red heroine|
|Grouping Author||xiaolong qiu|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-11-11 22:54:21PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-11-11 23:50:47PM|
|author||Qiu, Xiaolong, 1953-|
|detailed_location_catalog||Main Library - Adult Fiction|
Qiu Xiaolong's Anthony Award-winning debut introduces Inspector Chen of the Shanghai Police.
A young "national model worker," renowned for her adherence to the principles of the Communist Party, turns up dead in a Shanghai canal. As Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Special Cases Bureau struggles to trace the hidden threads of her past, he finds himself challenging the very political forces that have guided his life since birth. Chen must tiptoe around his superiors if he wants to get to the bottom of this crime, and risk his career--perhaps even his life--to see justice done.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
|isbn||9781569471937, 9781569472422, 9781569476963|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Main Kids, Main Library|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000141410|Book|Books||English|Soho,|c2000.|463 p. ; 21 cm., overdrive:d74f8a50-9adf-4d82-a006-6765652cab8a|eBook|eBook||English|Soho Press|2003||
|series||Inspector Chen Cao mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Inspector Chen Cao mysteries|1|
|subject_facet||Police -- China -- Shanghai -- Fiction, Shanghai (China) -- Fiction|
|title_display||Death of a red heroine|
|title_full||Death of a Red Heroine Inspector Chen Series, Book 1, Death of a red heroine / Qiu Xiaolong|
|title_short||Death of a red heroine|
|title_sub||Inspector Chen Series, Book 1|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Mystery, Police|