The author of the acclaimed Sour Sweet presents a sweeping historical novel about corruption and greed, class, race, love and treachery set in Macao and Canton before and during the Opium Wars of the 19th century. Nominated for England's prestigious Booker Prize.The author of the acclaimed Sour Sweet presents a sweeping historical novel about corruption and greed, class, race, love and treachery set in Macao and Canton before and during the Opium Wars of the 19th century. Nominated for England's prestigious Booker Prize.Read Less
Very good in very good dust jacket. flaps faded and creased, jacket in slightly worn plastic cover; copy has wear at edges and corners, corners bumped; text and binding fine. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 593 p. Audience: General/trade.
Very Good. The decorative dust jacket adds much to this vintage first edition, first printing hardcover. The jacket shows wear along the edges from shelving. Book is like new inside, bright and clean. NEVER a library book, NOT price clipped, Not a worthless book-of-the-month-club edition. /lhMendoPower Employment Services will immediately and carefully pack this book in high-quality bubble lined, envelopes. Then we send you a confirmation e-mail. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions.
ISBN 0394554302. Hardback. First U.S. Printing. Very Good condition book, with slight browning to edges of interior pages, slight dustsoiling to top edge of book, in a Very Good condition dustjacket with minor rubs and creases around its edges. Tight, sound, unmarked copy. $19.95 original price is present and unclipped on front flap of dustjacket.
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