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Mandarin

by Robert Elegant

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Women hold up half the sky.
--Mao Tse-tung
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Robert Pepper Martin and Keyes Beech
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The young Manchu officer sidled behind the crimson pillars on the highest tier of the Tower of Buddha's Fragrance.
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During a tumultuous period of Chinese history--the time of the Taiping Rebellion, the destruction of Peking's Imperial City, and the reign of the courtesan Yenehela--two merchant families, one Chinese, one European, and both Jewish, forge their destinies
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Tells of China under the Dowager Empress, and particularly of the families and lives of two merchants of the Jewish faith, one Chinese, one European, who are partners and friends.

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