William C. Gordon - The Halls of Power


Fifth in a series of noir mysteries featuring newspaper reporter Samuel Hamilton, The Halls of Power ($14.95) explores corruption at the top of the money chain in San Francisco in the early 1960s. The work teems with eccentric characters: hardboiled cops and immigrant workmen, prosperous businessmen, but especially the albino sage, Mr. Song, who brings a form of vigilante justice when the system stops working for the people of Chinatown.

William C. Gordon, a former San Francisco trial lawyer, has written a series of noir mysteries about San Francisco in the 1960's, including Fractured Lives and The Chinese Jars, which have been well received. Gordon is a world traveler and a photographer and incorporates the diversity of his life experiences into his fiction.

 

Location: 
Street:
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
City:
Corte Madera
,
Postal Code:
94925

The Halls of Power (Paperback)

$14.95
ISBN-13: 9780985939939
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 days
Published: Bay Tree Publishing, 4/2014



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