The Resource Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart, (electronic resource)

Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart, (electronic resource)

Label
Jade Dragon Mountain
Title
Jade Dragon Mountain
Statement of responsibility
Elsa Hart
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An exiled imperial librarian traveling through the eighteenth-century Chinese-Tibetan borderlands is charged with uncovering the truth about a Jesuit priest's death before a scheduled visit by the Emperor
  • "On the mountainous border of China and Tibet in 1708, a detective must learn what a killer already knows: that empires rise and fall on the strength of the stories they tell. Li Du was an imperial librarian. Now he is an exile. Arriving in Dayan, the last Chinese town before the Tibetan border, he is surprised to find it teeming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants. All have come for a spectacle unprecedented in this remote province: an eclipse of the sun commanded by the Emperor himself. When a Jesuit astronomer is found murdered in the home of the local magistrate, blame is hastily placed on Tibetan bandits. But Li Du suspects this was no random killing. Everyone has secrets: the ambitious magistrate, the powerful consort, the bitter servant, the irreproachable secretary, the East India Company merchant, the nervous missionary, and the traveling storyteller who can't keep his own story straight. Beyond the sloping roofs and festival banners, Li Du can see the mountain pass that will take him out of China forever. He must choose whether to leave, and embrace his exile, or to stay, and investigate a murder that the town of Dayan seems all too willing to forget"--
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Hart, Elsa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A78455
LC item number
J33 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesuits
  • Librarians
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • China
Label
Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466883918
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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0016528156
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Specific material designation
remote
Label
Jade Dragon Mountain, Elsa Hart, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466883918
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0016528156
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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