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Orphaned young, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly enforcer. But when Ming falls in love with Ada, the daughter of a powerful railroad magnate, and the two elope, he seizes the opportunity to escape to a different life. Soon after, in a violent raid, the tycoon's henchmen kidnap Ada and conscript Ming into service for the Central Pacific Railroad. Battered, heartbroken, and yet defiant, Ming partners with a blind clairvoyant known only as the prophet. Together the two 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. Ming blazes his way across the West, settling old scores with a single-minded devotion that culminates in an explosive and unexpected finale.... -- from book jacket.
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Baker County Library LIN (Tom) (Text) 37814003390870 FICTION - NEW WESTERN Book System_Only_3months 09/21/2021 Checked out 11/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0316542156
  • ISBN: 9780316542159
  • Physical Description: 275 pages : map ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown & Company, 2021.

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Orphaned young, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a California crime syndicate, who trains him to be his deadly enforcer. But when Ming falls in love with Ada, the daughter of a powerful railroad magnate, and the two elope, he seizes the opportunity to escape to a different life. Soon after, in a violent raid, the tycoon's henchmen kidnap Ada and conscript Ming into service for the Central Pacific Railroad. Battered, heartbroken, and yet defiant, Ming partners with a blind clairvoyant known only as the prophet. Together the two 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. Ming blazes his way across the West, settling old scores with a single-minded devotion that culminates in an explosive and unexpected finale.... -- from book jacket.
Subject: Chinese Americans > Fiction.
Assassination > Fiction.
Clairvoyants > Fiction.
Magicians > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Genre: Western fiction.
Magic realist fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Novels.
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