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The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream / Patrick Radden Keefe.

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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City 364.1 (Text) 76893000243690 Adult Nonfiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 364.1 KEEF (Text) 39231031791383 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library 364.137 KEE (Text) 30419200421523 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 364.137 Keefe (Text) 31208911078154 non-fiction Available -
Union City PL - Union City 364.1 KEE (Text) 76685000011316 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 364.137 Keefe (Text) 78292000286755 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 364.1 K242 (Text) 51735011267613 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385521307 :
  • ISBN: 0385521308
  • Physical Description: xiv, 414 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2009]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [346]-404) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pilgrims -- Leaving Fujian -- Eighteen-thousand dollar woman -- Dai Lo of the Fuk Ching -- Swiftwater -- Year of the snake -- Mombasa -- The phantom ship -- The teaneck massacre -- Mutiny in the Atlantic -- A well-founded fear -- The fat man -- Freedom birds -- The goldfish and the Great Wall -- Parole -- Snakeheads international -- Catching Lilly Zhang -- The mother of all Snakeheads.
Summary, etc.:
A mesmerizing narrative about the rise and fall of an unlikely international crime boss--Sister Ping--and the intricate human trafficking network she created from her business in New York City's Chinatown, together with a panoramic tale about the gangland gunslingers who worked for her, the immigration and law enforcement officials who pursued her, and the generation of penniless immigrants who risked death to realize their own version of the American dream.
Subject: Human trafficking > United States.
Illegal aliens > United States.
Human smuggling > United States.
United States > Emigration and immigration.

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