The White Mirror
(Book)

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310 pages ; 24 cm
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First Floor Mystery
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Published
New York : Minotaur Books, 2016.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781250074966, 1250074967
UPC
DLW143538

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"In the follow-up to Elsa Hart's critically acclaimed debut, Jade Dragon Mountain, Li Du, an imperial librarian and former exile in 18th century China, is now an independent traveler. He is journeying with a trade caravan bound for Lhasa when a detour brings them to a valley hidden between mountain passes. On the icy planks of a wooden bridge, a monk sits in contemplation. Closer inspection reveals that the monk is dead, apparently of a self-inflicted wound. His robes are rent, revealing a strange symbol painted on his chest. When the rain turns to snow, the caravan is forced to seek hospitality from the local lord while they wait for the storm to pass. The dead monk, Li Du soon learns, was a reclusive painter. According to the family, his bizarre suicide is not surprising, given his obsession with the demon world. But Li Du is convinced that all is not as it seems. Why did the caravan leader detour to this particular valley? Why does the lord's heir sleep in the barn like a servant? And who is the mysterious woman traveling through the mountain wilds? Trapped in the snow, surrounded by secrets and an unexplained grief that haunts the manor, Li Du cannot distract himself from memories he's tried to leave behind. As he discovers irrefutable evidence of the painter's murder and pieces together the dark circumstances of his death, Li Du must face the reason he will not go home and, ultimately, the reason why he must"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hart, E. (2016). The White Mirror (First edition.). Minotaur Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hart, Elsa. 2016. The White Mirror. New York: Minotaur Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hart, Elsa. The White Mirror New York: Minotaur Books, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hart, Elsa. The White Mirror First edition., Minotaur Books, 2016.

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