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An insular possession

by Timothy Mo

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Opium trade -- China -- History -- Fiction.,
    • Americans -- China -- Fiction.,
    • China -- History -- Opium War, 1840-1842 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Maps on lining papers.

      StatementTimothy Mo.
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.O17 I5 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination593 p. :
      Number of Pages593
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2733715M
      ISBN 100394554302
      LC Control Number86027983

      A hardback best-seller and nominee for the Booker Prize, finally back in print after three years of rights battles, this literary masterpiece documents the first Anglo-Chinese Opium War through the eyes of two young Americans on the China Coast in the. ‘The book is a riveting character study of a fiercely intelligent and insular man coming to terms with his sexuality.’ ‘I was at the time insular and somewhat passive.’ ‘They are discovering that the abnormal city of Las Vegas allows them perhaps the most normal, nine-to-five-style schedules and insular lives that stage stars can find.

        An insular possession by Timothy Mo. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on April 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   An Insular Possession is a fictionalised account of the founding of Hong Kong. It tells the story of the first Opium War in the s, and the attempts of the Chinese authorities to clamp down on the opium trade. The story is told at a leisurely pace. It centres on two American traders, Gideon Chase and.

      Mural "Insular Possession: Alaska," by James Michael Newell at the Department of Interior, Washington, D.C. Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M., , photographer Created / Published September. Book Condition & Notes. A near-fine first edition, signed by the author. Page block has browned, and there is a slight push-in to the top of the spine.

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