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Air Opium

(The second book in the Opium series)
A novel by

How was he ever going to win her back? Wasn't she the one who asked him: 'Do you want to chase clouds forever?' Well, then he had to do some things he wasn't too proud of, so that they could live this diamond life, become 'un vrai monsieur', get some respect. Be a boss in his own right. Wasn't that what she wanted? One day I will make her love me again ...' Saigon 1967. As Indochina explodes into a bloody war, Baptiste Croce expands his father-in-laws' opium business. Now the Americans have a taste for white powder and Europe is demanding more and more. He could soon be rich beyond his wildest dreams. It would be perfect but for one thing. He wants his wife to love him again. While Mao's revolution spills over into Hong Kong, Douglas Ho, Red Pole of the Fei Leung triad establishes heroin factories inside the Burma jungles. The opium business is going big time. Soon the mafia arrive. But while Noelle Croce dreams of the lover she left behind, his son returns to Indochina to fly in America's secret war in Laos. But his own affair with a New York journalist spills over into politics. Does he show her the secrets of Air Opium, or will Asia corrupt him as it corrupted his father and everyone who touches the opium trade? Air Opium is the second book in the 'Opium' saga, tracing the growth of the international heroin trade in Asia 1960-1969. Show less

Genre: Historical

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July 2013 : USA Paperback

Title: Air Opium
Author(s): Colin Falconer
ISBN: 1-4953-4312-X / 978-1-4953-4312-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
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July 2013 : USA Paperback

Title: Air Opium (Volume 2)
Author(s): Colin Falconer
ISBN: 1-62125-085-7 / 978-1-62125-085-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cool Gus Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU