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

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

Label
The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
Title
The snakehead
Title remainder
an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Radden Keefe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keefe, Patrick Radden
Dewey number
364.1/370973
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ281
LC item number
.K44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human trafficking
  • Illegal aliens
  • Human smuggling
  • United States
Label
The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream, Patrick Radden Keefe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [346]-404) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 414 p.
Isbn
9780385521307
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008050049
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn264044131
  • 627854
Label
The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream, Patrick Radden Keefe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [346]-404) and index
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 414 p.
Isbn
9780385521307
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2008050049
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn264044131
  • 627854

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