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Author Shields, Jody, 1952- author.

Title The winter station : a novel / Jody Shields.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    SHIELDS,JOD    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 339 pages : map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-338).
Summary 1910: People are dying at an alarming rate in the Russian-ruled city of Kharbin, a major railway outpost in northern China. Strangely, some of the dead bodies vanish before they can be identified. The Baron, a wealthy Russian aristocrat and the city's medical commissioner, is determined to stop this mysterious plague. Torn between duty and compassion, between Western medical science and respect for Chinese tradition, his allies include a French doctor, a black marketeer, and a charismatic Chinese dwarf. His greatest refuge is the intimacy he shares with his young Chinese wife--but she has secrets of her own.
Subject Russians -- China -- Harbin -- Fiction.
Plague -- Fiction.
Epidemics -- Fiction.
Harbin (China) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780316385343 (hardcover)
0316385344 (hardcover)

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