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It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a giant of an Englishman, Dirk Straun, sets out to turn the desolate island of Hong Kong into an impregnable fortress of British power, and to make himself supreme ruler…Tai-Pan!

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About the Author

James Clavell, who died in 1994, was a screenwriter, director, producer, and novelist born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Although he wrote the screenplays for a number of acclaimed films, including The Fly (1958), The Great Escape (1963), and To Sir With Love (1967), he is best known for his epic novels in his Asian Saga.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440184621
Author:
Clavell, James
Publisher:
Dell
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
China
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Hong kong
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
British
Subject:
History
Subject:
Hong Kong (China)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Book Club ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
100-39
Publication Date:
19860931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
6.78x4.22x1.27 in. .75 lbs.

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