A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel

A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel

Murder, Money, and An Epic Power Struggle in China

Book - 2013 | 1st ed.
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"The scandalous story of the corruption of the Bo Xilai family--the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood; Bo's secret lovers, who may have included Chinese film stars; the blackmailing by Bo's supporters; the hasty trial and sentencing of Gu Kailai, Bo's wife--is only the tip of an iceberg and just the beginning of a cataclysmic power struggle that could rock the very foundation of China's all-powerful Communist Party. By the time it is over, the machinations in Beijing and throughout the country that began with Bo's fall could affect China's economic development and disrupt the world's political and economic order"--
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781610392730
Branch Call Number: 320.951 HE
Characteristics: xv, 334 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Huang, Wenguang 1964-


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LaBeteNoir Feb 06, 2014

I read mysteries set in contemporary china. This book is frighteningly like the fiction. Great way to learn contemporary china's political system.

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