This Is A Bust

This Is A Bust

A Novel

Book - 2007
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Circa 1976, a Chinese American policeman shares his daily life, creating a complex portrait of New York City's Chinatown.

Blackwell North Amer
Ed Lin's This Is a Bust explores the unexotic and very real complexities of New York City's Chinatown, circa 1976, through the eyes of a Chinese American cop. This Is a Bust is at once a murder mystery, a noir homage, and a devastating, uniquely nuanced portrait of a neighborhood in flux, stuck between old rivalries and youthful idealism.

Baker
& Taylor

Set in Manhattan's Chinatown in the mid 1970s, follows officer Robert Chow, a young NYPD beat cop, as he struggles to bring a murder to the attention of his superiors and survive amid the anti-Asian bias of fellow white officers and the corrupt rulers of the local Chinese-American community.

Publisher: New York : Kaya Press : Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Arts Publishers, c2007
ISBN: 9781885030450
1885030452
Characteristics: 345 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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