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Fire In Heaven

Fire In Heaven

(1986)
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"Not since Shogun has a Western novelist so succeeded in capturing the essence of Asia" - New York Times It is 1948 and Mao is beginning his rise to power. A girl is gone and Philip Embree must find her, or he tells himself. Sonia, the daughter of Philip's estranged wife, has run away with her lover, Chamlong. But Philip has never been a man of his word. Let lose in China, he ends up involved in an American scheme and under fire from all sides. And while Philip is getting into trouble, the girl is getting into worse. Sonia and Chamlong are carrying a message for the communists and have been forced to go underground. But as Sonia loses interest in Chamlong, she becomes obsessed with getting closer to her dead father, and it's not long before she starts to untangle the lies her mother and Philip have been weaving all these years. It's true what they say, the truth with always come out... In Fire in Heaven, Malcolm Bosse has created a thrilling adventure that takes you through Asia, through time, and through a new world all at once. Praise for Malcolm Bosse "Fire in Heaven is first-rate reading - absorbing and wonderfully written" - Susan Isaacs "Fraught with emotional, intellectual and historical drama ... a story of impressive richness and intensity" - Publishers Weekly Malcolm Joseph Bosse (1926 - 2002) was an American author of both young adult and adult novels. He was born in Detriot, Michigan, and is a graduate of Yale University. He served in the US Navy and was also an English teacher in City College of New York in Manhattan. His novels are often set in Asia, and have been praised for their cultural and historical information relating to the character's adventures. Bosse mostly wrote historical fiction after the publication of The Warlord, which quickly became a bestseller. He also won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1983.

 
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Hardback Editions

December 1987 : USA Hardback
Title: Fire In Heaven
Author(s): Malcolm Bosse
ISBN: 0-517-66289-2 / 978-0-517-66289-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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July 1986 : UK Hardback
Title: Fire in Heaven
Author(s): Malcolm J Bosse
ISBN: 0-09-162030-9 / 978-0-09-162030-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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January 1986 : USA Hardback
Title: Fire in Heaven: A Novel
Author(s): Malcolm Bosse
ISBN: 0-671-47080-9 / 978-0-671-47080-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Paperback Editions

June 1987 : UK Paperback
Title: Fire in Heaven
Author(s): Malcolm J Bosse
ISBN: 0-09-949300-4 / 978-0-09-949300-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Random House New Zealand Ltd
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December 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Fire in Heaven
Author(s): Malcolm Bosse
ISBN: 0-553-26203-3 / 978-0-553-26203-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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