The Resource The white Mandarin, Dan Sherman, (ebook)

The white Mandarin, Dan Sherman, (ebook)

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The white Mandarin
Title
The white Mandarin
Statement of responsibility
Dan Sherman
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Language
eng
Summary
John Polly enters Shanghai in 1948 on a muggy, velvet evening, just in time for the Communist takeover of China. It marks only his fourth month in America's newly formed Central Intelligence Agency. Over the next two decades, Polly will becomeT̀he White Mandarin, a double agent buried so deep within the inner circle of the People's Republic as to shape the futures of both that nation and his own. ̀Dan Sherman's intricate, superbly crafted spy thriller follows Polly as he walks a dangerous tightrope of intrigue and suspense. As China rebuilds itself, Polly attempts to start a family in the intersection between the American intelligence system and the Asian drug trade. Can Polly keep his wife and daughter safe? Can he keep track of the shifting stories and changing allegiances in the CIA? Will his emotion get in the way of his mission? ̀Only pages into this stunning novel, readers will easily understand why Sherman has earned comparison to the great John le Carr<U+00da> and Graham Greene. It is both a story of very personal love and loss, and an insightful history of China between the rise of Chairman Mao and the 1972 visit by President Nixon. Anyone looking to understand the China of yesterday and today-its power, its flaws, its beauty-need look no further thanT̀he White Mandarin
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Midwest
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Sherman, Dan
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Intelligence officers
  • Shanghai (China)
  • Spy stories
Target audience
adult
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The white Mandarin, Dan Sherman, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480496606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559574
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remote
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11559574
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The white Mandarin, Dan Sherman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480496606
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559574
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11559574
System control number
MWT11559574
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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