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THE CHINESE PARROT



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The Chinese Parrot is the second novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It is the first in which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and involves a crime whose exposure is hastened by the death of a parrot.The story concerns a valuable string of pearls which is purchased by a wealthy and eccentric financier. The handsome young son of the jeweler is assigned to shepherd the transfer of the pearls to the financier's vacation home in a desert area of California. Because of his long association with the owner of the pearlsbefore joining the police force, he was her houseboyCharlie Chan travels from Hawaii to California with the pearls. After two mysterious deaths, first of a Chinese-speaking parrot and then of the household's Chinese man-of-all-work, Charlie Chan masquerades as a pidgin-speaking cook named Ah Kim and works underground to solve a number of crimes. Along the way, the jeweler's son meets a beautiful young woman who works as a location scout and decides to stay in the California desert.Expertly formatted with a linked table of contents. Look for more classic books from Green Light. Visit us at - GreenLighteBooks.tumblr.comTwitter - @GreenLightbooks and facebook.com/greenlightbooks

Detalhes do Produto

    • Ano de Edição: 2012
    • Ano:  2012
    • País de Produção: Canada
    • Código de Barras:  2000175619333
    • ISBN:  9781622400614

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