City of Dragons

City of Dragons

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February, 1940. In San Francisco's Chinatown, fireworks explode as the city celebrates Chinese New Year with a Rice Bowl Party, a three day-and-night carnival designed to raise money and support for China war relief. Miranda Corbie is a 33-year-old private investigator who stumbles upon the fatally shot body of Eddie Takahashi. The Chamber of Commerce wants it covered up. The cops acquiesce. All Miranda wants is justice--whatever it costs. From Chinatown tenements, to a tattered tailor's shop in Little Osaka, to a high-class bordello draped in Southern Gothic, she shakes down the city--her city--seeking the truth. An outstanding series debut.Betty clutched the embroidered red and gold dress tighter, her body halfway gone already. Something was holding her back. ... She was already half turned toward Stockton when Miranda put a hand on her arm. a€œBettya€” whata#39;sa€”a€ The girl anbsp;...

Title:City of Dragons
Author:Kelli Stanley
Publisher:Macmillan - 2010-02-02


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