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Chinaman Chance

by Ross Thomas

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Mysterious Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7535064M
ISBN 100445407255
ISBN 109780445407251

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The combination of Wu, pretender to the Imperial throne of China, and Quincy Durant, who has his own colorful past, makes for a heady experience/5. Interesting and provocative, A Chinaman's Chance not only offers general readers a narrative account of the Rocky Mountain mining frontier, but also introduces a fresh interpretation of the Chinese experience in nineteenth-century America to scholars interested in Asian American studies, immigration history, and ethnicity in the American by:   Chinaman's Chance: Thomas, Ross: : Books.

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But Thomas is the guy who writes with a smiling knife, or maybe sometimes a funny fork. And a guy who writes characters. Characters like Attic Woo, who went to Princeton for a while (Edmund Wilson wrote him a recommendation) but long ago.

An interview with concerned White youth workers at a school playground. Wing Tek Lum, an award winning poet living in Chinatown reads from his work. He is today the publisher of Bamboo Ridge Books. Buy Chinaman Chance by Ross Thomas online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

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Steeped as he was in Western democratic values, Liu realized that his parents had also imbued him with a strong sense. Ross Thomas Chinaman's Chance Similar books.

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Chinaman's chance by Ross Thomas. Publication date Topics Wu, Artie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., Durant, Quincy (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., Private investigators -- Fiction. Publisher Thomas Dunne Books Internet Archive Books.

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