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The Mao case

an Inspector Chen novel
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Minotaur Books , New York
Chen, Inspector (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- China -- Shanghai -- Fiction, Shanghai (China) -- Fi
StatementQiu Xiaolong.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H537 M36 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22552514M
ISBN 10031253874X
ISBN 139780312538743
LC Control Number2008042145

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My complaint with the series as it has progressed is that the characters personal lives have not grown/5(55). The Mao Case book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the hea /5. And in only a few days - because if he can't resolve this 'Mao case' within the deadline, the party will resort to harsher, more deadly means.

About the Author: QIU XIAOLONG is a poet, professor and author. He is the author of books of poetry and poetry translations, as well as previous books in the award-winning series of novels Price: $ THE MAO CASE may be the series best since the first book, DEATH OF A RED HEROINE which still remains for me the series best.

My complaint with the series as it has progressed is that the characters personal lives have not grown/5. The Mao Case (The sixth book in the Inspector Chen series) A novel by Qiu Xiaolong. Tucked away from the building sites of modern hanghai are the beautiful mansions once owned by the smartest families in s China.

They have since been bought by rich businessmen and high-ranking members of the Communist Party. All except one. Jung Chang is the best-selling author of Wild Swans, which The Asian Wall Street Journal called the most widely read book about China, and Mao: The Unknown Story (with Jon Halliday), which was described by Time as “an atom bomb of a book.”Her books have been translated into more than forty languages and sold more than fifteen million copies outside /5(29).

The book was the brainchild of Lin Biao, a decorated general, leader of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, and, afterMao’s heir Author: Adam Cathcart.

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Now, Jiao, the granddaughter of an actress who was likely one of Mao's mistresses - a woman suspected of being Mao's own granddaughter - has recently quit her job, moved into a luxury apartment, and, without any visible means of support, become a part of a new social set centered around the remnants of pre-Communist Shanghai society.

A Shanghai inspector reluctantly probes a case linked to the The Mao case book Chairman Mao. With his reputation for discretion and his background as a poet and critic, Chief Inspector Chen Cao (Red Mandarin Dress,etc.) is the likeliest choice from the Shanghai Police Department’s Special Case group to take on a sensitive assignment.A young woman named Jiao, whose movie.

Get this from a library. The Mao case. [Xiaolong Qiu] -- Tucked away from the building sites of modernShanghai are the beautiful mansions once owned by the smartest families in sChina. They have since been bought by rich businessmen and high-ranking.

Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (simplified Chinese: 毛主席语录; traditional Chinese: 毛主席語錄; pinyin: Máo Zhǔxí Yǔlù) is a book of statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong (formerly romanized as Mao Tse-tung), the former Chairman of the Communist Party of China, published from to about and widely distributed during the Cultural : Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung), Hou.

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in charge of those cases that are considered politically "sensitive" since, as a rising party cadre, he's regarded by many as reliable.

But Inspector Chen, though a poet by inclination and avocation, takes his job as a policeman very seriously, despite the pressures 3/5(7).

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If you are the publisher or author of this. Mao: The Unknown Story is a biography of Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong (–) written by the wife and husband team of writer Jung Chang and historian Jon Halliday, who depict Mao as being responsible for more deaths in peacetime than Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin.

In conducting their research for the book over the course of a decade, the Publisher: Jonathan Cape. The Little Red Book - or, to give its full title, Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong - contains aphorisms from the Communist Chinese leader, covering subjects such as class struggle.

Worried that Jiao has inherited some sort of artifact that could prove damaging to Mao's reputation, Chen has been given a few short days to infiltrate her social circle, determine if the feared material exists and, if it does, retrieve it quietly.

And if he fails to solve this 'Mao case,' the consequences will be unpleasant for all concerned. The book was well received by Western media, with reviews praising it for being corroborated by other sources and giving a detailed, fly on the wall perspective on Mao's personal life.

The book was controversial and ultimately banned in the People's Republic of China, with other associates of Mao publishing Chinese language rebuttals in which they argued that much of it was Author: Li Zhisui.

Although labelled as a murder mystery, The Mao Case and other works from Qiu Xiaolong, are deeper stories concerning with the rapidly changing and mutating society in millenium China.

The shadow of Mao and the Cultural Revolution looms over a society which is looking towards the future.

Inspector Chen is both a poet and detective/5(6). Get this from a library. The Mao case. [Xiaolong Qiu] -- Inspector Chen investigates a young woman, the granddaughter of an actress who was once close to Mao, who may be in possession of an object that would bring dishonor to the Chairman's memory.

According to the authoritative “Black Book of Communism,” an estimated 65 million Chinese died as a result of Mao’s repeated, merciless attempts to create a new “socialist” China.

Reviled or revered, the specter of Mao still looms large over contemporary China, as shown in Qiu’s cerebral sixth mystery to feature Chief Insp. Chen Cao (after ’s. And in only a few days - because if he can't resolve this 'Mao case' within the deadline, the party will resort to harsher, more deadly means.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Reviled or revered, the specter of Mao still looms large over contemporary China, as shown in Qiu's cerebral sixth mystery to feature Chief Insp.

Chen Cao (after 's Red /5(18). Mao Zedong Case Study. The book “China in Our Time” talks about many different things that happened to China in the twentieth century. The major ones are events before communism, Mao Zedong’s era, Deng Xiaoping’s era, and the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

These events and people changed China dramatically. The books “Wild Swans” covers that time period with the third character. It is a pretty good book.

Wild Swans - Wikipedia > Chang's story The Cultural Revolution started when Chang was a teenager. Chang willingly joined the Red Guards though she r. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Mao Zedong was a Marxist theorist, revolutionary, and, from tothe first chairman of the People’s Republic of China.

Mao was one of the most influential and controversial political figures of the 20th century, in China and abroad. After a few revisions, the book was sent to the printing press covering 33 topics through over of Mao’s quotes. Ideally, 99% of the Chinese population would read the book.

To ensure that the book could be so widely distributed, the printing presses of the country were pushed to their limits, with hundreds of new printing shops having to. The MAO team member will work with the individual to assess what is needed and assist or counsel the individual as to how best to access needed services – this is Case Management.

By its definition, case management is: “a collaborative process that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the options and services.

The Mao Case Inspector Chen Cao Series, Book 6 And in only a few days - because if he can't resolve this 'Mao case' within the deadline, the party will resort to harsher, more deadly means.

Fiction Mystery. Publication Details Publisher: St. About this Item: Philosophical Library; [distributed by Book Sales, inc., New York, Condition: Good. Text in English.

"A selection [of the author's works] from an English translation of the second Chinese edition of The selected works of Mao Tse-tung, published by the People's Publishing House, Peking, April ". Read "The Mao Case An Inspector Chen Novel" by Qiu Xiaolong available from Rakuten Kobo.

Chief Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Department is the head of the Special Case group and is often put in cha /5.Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Mao Zedong study guide and get instant access to the following.

Summary; You'll also get access to more tMao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung (mou dzŭ-dŏŏng), –, founder of the People's Republic of was one of the most prominent Communist theoreticians and his ideas on revolutionary struggle and guerrilla warfare have been extremely influential, especially among Third World revolutionaries.