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The Painter of Shanghai

The Painter of Shanghai

(2008)
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In 1913, an orphan girl boards a steamship bound for Wuhu in South East China. Left in the hands of her soft-hearted but opium-addicted uncle she is delivered to The Hall of Eternal Splendour which, with its painted faces and troubling cries in the night, seems destined to break her spirit. And yet the girl survives and one day hope appears in the unlikely form of a customs inspector, a modest man resistant to the charms of the corrupt world that surrounds him but not to the innocent girl who stands before him. From the crowded rooms of a small-town brothel, heavy with the smoke of opium pipes and the breath of drunken merchants, to the Bohemian hedonism of Paris and the 1930s studios of Shanghai, Jennifer Epstein's first novel, based on a true story, is an exquisite evocation of a fascinating time and place, with a breathtaking heroine at its heart.

 
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Used availability for Jennifer Cody Epstein's The Painter of Shanghai


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Hardback Editions

December 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Painter from Shanghai (Historical Fiction)
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 1-4104-1169-9 / 978-1-4104-1169-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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February 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Painter from Shanghai: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 0-393-06528-6 / 978-0-393-06528-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
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Paperback Editions

March 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Painter from Shanghai: A Novel
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 0-393-33531-3 / 978-0-393-33531-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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April 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 0-14-102933-1 / 978-0-14-102933-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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January 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 0-14-103565-X / 978-0-14-103565-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

January 2009 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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January 2009 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2008 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 1-84648-487-1 / 978-1-84648-487-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2008 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 1-84648-505-3 / 978-1-84648-505-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

April 2008 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Painter of Shanghai
Author(s): Jennifer Cody Epstein
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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