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The thousand crimes of Ming Tsu : a novel / Tom Lin.

The thousand crimes of Ming Tsu : a novel / Tom Lin.
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ISBN 9780316542159 (hardback)
Author Lin, Tom, 1996- author.
Title The thousand crimes of Ming Tsu : a novel / Tom Lin.
Publisher/Date New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
©2021
Pagination etc. 275 pages : map ; 25 cm.
Summary Note Orphaned son of Chinese immigrants, Ming Tsu is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly enforcer. Ming falls in love with Ada, daughter of a powerful railroad magnate, and they elope with plans to escape to a different life. When the tycoon's henchmen kidnap Ada and conscript Ming into service for the Central Pacific Railroad, he partners with a blind clairvoyant known as the prophet. They set out to rescue his wife and to exact revenge on the men who destroyed Ming, aided by a troupe of magic-show performers, some with supernatural powers, whom they meet on the journey. -- adapted from jacket
Subject Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Assassins -- Fiction
Kidnapping -- Fiction
Clairvoyants -- Fiction
Magicians -- Fiction
Revenge -- Fiction
Magic realist fiction.
Western fiction.
Shelf Location F LIN
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