Book #106840

The Peking Agent - 1st Edition/1st Printing

James D. Horan

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Crown, 1982.

Price: $27.56

A Fine first printing of the first edition in alike dust-jacket.

In 1924, a young American woman named Florence Brooks moves to Peking to work as a secretary for the American embassy. She quickly discovers that the embassy is rife with espionage and intrigue, and she is recruited by the US government to be a secret agent. Florence is assigned to work with a Chinese agent, Tao Ming, to infiltrate the Japanese embassy and learn their secrets. As they work together, Florence and Tao begin to fall in love, but they must stay hidden if they want to continue to protect America's interests in China.; 8vo; $7.00.