Simon & Schuster, 1994 - 270 sidor
The rich and ruthless don of the new order of Asian Mafia hires Tom MacLean, a young, ambitious Manhattan lawyer and former prosecutor, to protect his interests. Slowly, MacLean begins to realize Deng's real interests--ultimate control of the drug trade throughout the world and the distribution of "China White", the most potent heroin ever to hit the streets.
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They both come from around Swatow, which was a small fishing village until the
British turned it into a major port right after colonizing Hong Kong in the
nineteenth century. They transformed it into one of their first entry points for the
opium they ...
"As you must know, their only reliable cash crop is the opium poppy." "Yes, and
with the war going on, they're having a lot of difficulty getting it to market. We
propose to remedy that situation." "It is always so, isn't it?" Deng said. "We do
what we ...
and black trousers, lifted off the last of the pea-sized particles of opium, placing
them first in cupped poppy petals and then transferring them to teak boxes that
hung from their necks. At midday, when all the opium had been collected in one ...
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CHINA WHITEAnvändarrecension - Kirkus
Chinese crime lords bring a bumper crop of trouble to a reluctant young lawyer and his FBI squeeze in this intricate, compulsively readable thriller by nonfiction veteran Maas (Serpico, 1973, etc ... Läs hela recensionen
China whiteAnvändarrecension - Not Available - Book Verdict
An influential Chinese business tycoon plots to transfer the assets of the Hong Kong crime syndicate to the United States in a single huge shipment of high-grade heroin. With the guidance of a law ... Läs hela recensionen