For Children

Start Over Hold this item Add to My Lists Export
     
Author Keefe, Patrick Radden, 1976-
Title The snakehead : an epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream / Patrick Radden Keefe.
Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, c2009.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  325.2 K    ON SEARCH
 Stack 3  325.2 K    DUE 12-27-22
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 414 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Subject Human trafficking -- United States.
Local Subject Undocumented immigrants -- United States.
Subject Human smuggling -- United States.
Chinese -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Fujian Sheng (China) -- Emigration and immigration.
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Golden Venture (Ship)
Added Title Epic tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
Tale of the Chinatown underworld and the American dream
ISBN 9780385521307 (hc)
0385521308 (hc)