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On dangerous ground, Jack Higgins

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On dangerous ground
Title
On dangerous ground
Statement of responsibility
Jack Higgins
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
As Hong Kong prepares to be restored to China in 1997, powerful business interests brace for ramifications. London's Brigadier Charles Ferguson has learned of the existence of a copy of the mysterious Chungking Covenant, a document signed by Mao and Lord Mountbatten declaring that, in exchange for arms and assistance in the war against the Japanese, Mao would extend the Hong Kong Treaty by one hundred years if he came into power in China.--
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As Hong Kong readies itself for return to China in 1997, powerful business interest, including the Mafia, brace for the ramifications ... and are prepared to do anything to stop the lease to England from expiring. In London, Brigadier General Charles Ferguson has learned of the existence of the Chungking Covenant, a secret document that was negotiated in China in 1944 by Lord Mountbatten with Mao Tse-tung. In Hong Kong, sinister business interests have also learned of the document's existence. With the delicate balance of Sino-British-American relations at risk, Sean Dillon, the brilliant former terrorist turned hero of Thunder Point, and Ferguson are under direct orders from the prime minister to stop the document from coming to light ... at all costs
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(Source of description not identified)
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033981
Cataloging source
DLC
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1929-
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Higgins, Jack
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6058.I343
LC item number
O5 1994b
Literary form
fiction
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1929-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Patterson, Harry
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Large Print Basic Series
Series volume
0003
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  • Hong Kong (China)
  • Large type books
  • Large type books
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
On dangerous ground, Jack Higgins
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm30109321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
398 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786202317
Lccn
94010354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)30109321
Label
On dangerous ground, Jack Higgins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm30109321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
398 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786202317
Lccn
94010354
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)30109321
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