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China Run: A Novel

Ball, David

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ISBN 10: 0743227433 / ISBN 13: 9780743227438
Editorial: U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 2002
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Gambits Collectibles (Colorado Springs, CO, Estados Unidos de America)

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Simon & Schuster, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Type: Hard Back Hardcover Book in Near Fine Condition with a Fine Dust Jacket. There is a date stamp on the top edge of the text block, otherwise in Fine Condition. Clean, unmarked, tight and solid, square with sharp corners. Interior as new-appears unread. Inspired by a true-life event, this is the story of a woman adopting a child in China. After she has the baby and is ready to go home, the authorities tell her and other adoptive parents that there has been a mistake made--a clerical error-and Americans have been given healthy babies rather than children with special needs, and they must exchange their babies. Allison Turk decides to run for it rather than give up her baby. There is a more sinister reason why this happened, as Allison finds out later, as ruthless police conduct a manhunt to find her and the baby. 384 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Simon & Schuster, New York, 2002. N° de ref. de la librería 0000869

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Título: China Run: A Novel

Editorial: U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Book by Ball David

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Phillip Margolin author of "The Associate" What a setup! When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese and the full power of a police state against her. David Ball makes this edge-of-the-seat chase tale completely believable. "China Run" is original, brilliant, and breathtaking.

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