_25E2_2580_259CSee paints a fascinating portrait of a complex and enigmatic society, in which nothin0BA773F4D9 San Diego Union-Tribune While David Stark is asked to open a law office in Beijing, his lover, detective Liu Hulan, receives an urgent message from an old friend imploring her to investigate the suspicious death of her daughter, who worked for a toy company about to be sold to Davids new client, Tartan Enterprises. Despite Davids protests, Hulan goes undercover at the toy factory in the rural village of Da Shui, deep in the heart of China. It is a place that forces Hulan to face a past she has long been running from.
Once there, rather than finding answers to the girls death, Hulan unearths more questions, all of which point to possible crimes committed by Davids client. Suddenly Hulan and David find themselves on opposing sides One of them is trying to expose a company and unearth a killer, while the other is ethically bound to protect his client. As pressures mount and danger increases, Hulan and David uncover universal truths about good and evil, right and wrongand the sometimes subtle lines that distinguish them.
_25E2_2580_259CSee illuminates tradition and change, Western and Eastern cultural differences. . .
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See_25E2_2580_2599s picture of contemporary China_0D002264DC Los Angeles Times _25E2_2580_259CImmediate, haunting and exquisitely rendered. _25E2_2580_259D San Francisco Chronicle