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Fires of the Dragon: Politics, Murder and the Kuomintang

Kaplan, David E.

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ISBN 10: 0689120664 / ISBN 13: 9780689120664
Published by New York, NY, U.S.A.: Atheneum, 1992, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1992
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Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st Ed., 1st Printing, number row 10-1, HB/DJ, F/NF, 559 pp. Demco mylar cover put on DJ. Book has very light rubbing at spine bottom. DJ has 3/16" tiny closed tear at front bottom spine corner. A true book about politics, murder, intrigue, espionage, and the Kuomintang. It starts with the death of Henry Liu, whose life and death is the window through which renowned investigative reporter Kaplan unveils a dramatic and disturbing tale of international intrigue. Bookseller Inventory # 8874

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Title: Fires of the Dragon: Politics, Murder and ...

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Atheneum, 1992, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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Shocking and newsworthy revelations from one of the most knowledgeable authorities on Pacific Rim affairs, David E. Kaplan, author of Yakuza. This groundbreaking work dramatically details the often violent dispute between China and Taiwan over the fate of the 20 million Chinese scattered overseas and reveals the key role the U.S. plays in this conflict. 8-page insert.

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