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The Resource The water rat of Wanchai : an Ava Lee novel, Ian Hamilton

The water rat of Wanchai : an Ava Lee novel, Ian Hamilton

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The water rat of Wanchai : an Ava Lee novel
Title
The water rat of Wanchai
Title remainder
an Ava Lee novel
Statement of responsibility
Ian Hamilton
Title variation
Deadly touch of the tigress
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In The Water Rat of Wanchai, we meet forensic accountant and martial arts expert Ava Lee in her early days working for the mysterious businessman Uncle as they track down large sums of money that have disappeared. One of Uncle's longtime friends has requested help for his nephew, who needs to recover five million dollars from a business deal that went sideways. Ava steps in and immediately is off on a global hunt for the missing money that has her dodging shady characters. On a journey that takes her from Seattle to Hong Kong, Bangkok, Guyana, and the British Virgin Islands, Ava encounters everything from the Thai katoey culture to corrupt government officials. In Guyana she meets her match: Captain Robbins, a godfather-like figure who controls the police, politicians, and criminals alike. In exchange for his help, Robbins decides he wants a piece of Ava's five million dollars and will do whatever it takes to get his fair share."--P. [4] of cover
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A young Chinese Canadian, named Ava Lee, is a forensic accountant who works for an elderly Hong Kong based Uncle, who might have ties to the Triads. She is 115 pounds soaking wet and hardly seems a threat, but her razor sharp intellect and resourcefulness allows her to succeed where conventional methods have failed. In The Water Rat of Wanchai, she travels across continents to track 5 million dollars of owed money by a seafood company. Here, in Guyana, she meets her match; Captain Robbins, a hulky man and godfather like figure who controls the police, politicians and criminals. He decides in return for his help, he wants a cut of Ava's 5 million, and he will do what ever is necessary to insure he gets his fair cut.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel, 2012.
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384879
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Ava Lee novels
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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an Ava Lee novel
Label
The water rat of Wanchai : an Ava Lee novel, Ian Hamilton
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5676346
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781250032270
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857967116
  • (OCoLC)857967116
Label
The water rat of Wanchai : an Ava Lee novel, Ian Hamilton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5676346
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781250032270
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857967116
  • (OCoLC)857967116

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