Books tagged: shanghai international settlement

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The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,820. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
Shooting Genji
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Alternative history
A noir thriller, Shooting Genji is set in New York during the 1929 Crash. As a teen, the narrator has an accident that leaves him almost blinded by daylight but with perfect night vision. This leads him into a string of misadventures, driving for whiskey smugglers, shilling for Wall Street cons, and chauffeuring (and caddying) for a Hollywood scoundrel making an erotic film of The Tale of Genji.
Shanghai Manholes
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / General
While many have dedicated much time and energy to showcasing the buildings and historical sites of the former International Settlement and French Concession in Shanghai, the purpose of this book is to highlight the forgotten remnants of infrastructure – still dotting the streets – originally installed by the foreign powers that once called Shanghai home.