5 edition of Nobody Dies in Chinatown (Private Eye #1) found in the catalog.
Nobody Dies in Chinatown (Private Eye #1)
March 12, 1988
by Ivy Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
|Number of Pages||234|
Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong grew up in New York’s Chinatown, the older daughter of a Beijing ballerina and a noodle maker. Now grown, she lives in the same tiny apartment with her widower father and year-old sister. But when she lands a job as a receptionist at a ballroom dance studio, Charlie gains access to a world she hardly knew existed, and everything she once took to be certain. Hailed as a “fascinating, pioneering study” by Library Journal when it was first published in , Chinatown, N.Y. is the groundbreaking and engrossing history of the rise and fall of labor movements in one of America’s most storied urban communities. Now with an expansive new introduction and epilogue bringing the story of New York's Chinatown up to the present day.
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Edgar Award finalist Victoria Thompson colorfully portrays the prejudices and hardships of turn-of-the-century New York City. Called to Chinatown to deliver a baby, midwife Sarah Brandt soon helps search for a missing girl. But nobody seems to know where she is. Has she been sold to a brothel, or has she run off with a secret love? '. vividly recreates the gaslit world of Old New York. Peter Kwong, who came to the United States to be trained as an engineer but became instead an authoritative scholar on America’s Chinatowns and Chinese immigration, died on .
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In San Francisco, the brutal murder of a Chinatown businessman sets off a deadly chain reaction that exposes a long dormant blood feud. The spotlight falls on his eldest son Joe Sung, an aspiring folk singer, who must now evade death at the hands of a Author: Isaac Ho.
For many people, at least outside the far West, the mention of California’s water wars tends to conjure Roman Polanski’s “Chinatown.” The film classic, starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway and John Huston, is loosely based on the success of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in siphoning off most of the Owens River, a stream fed by the snowmelt of the Eastern Sierra.
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It’s New York City’s Chinatown, circathrough the eyes of Robert Chow, a Vietnam vet and Chinese-American cop reduced to being the Chinese face in a blue uniform doing community relations for the NYPD.
Then an old woman dies and nobody cares except Chow. Read "Murder In Chinatown" by Victoria Thompson available from Rakuten Kobo. In Chinatown to deliver a baby, Sarah Brandt meets a group of women she might otherwise never have come across: Irish gi /5.
According to "Chinatown: A Portrait of a Closed Society," a book (HarperCollins) by Gwen Kinkead, Mr. Ong was born in Harbin, China, in. Robert Evans, the Paramount executive who produced “Chinatown” and “Urban Cowboy,” and whose life became as melodramatic and jaw-dropping as.
Vibrant, bold and raw, The Good Girl of Chinatown is a memoir weaving multiple narratives across three generations and continents. It is a story about the boundaries we choose to cross and the roles we choose to play.
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But with bigotry in New York. Newspapers today are filled with stories of corruption and strife in America's Chinatowns, reversing the popular view of Chinese Americans as a model minority of law-abiding, hard-working people whose diligent children end up in high-tech jobs.
In The New Chinatown, Peter Kwong goes beyond the headlines in a compelling and detailed account of the political and cultural isolation of Chinese. Updated, p.m. | An unoccupied delivery van that had been left in reverse backed into a crowd of people, including a group of preschoolers, on a busy commercial street in Chinatown on Thursday morning, killing two small children and injuring a dozen other people, the authorities said.
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