By Qiu Xiaolong
Inspector Chen’s mentor within the Shanghai Police Bureau has assigned him to escort U.S. Marshal Catherine Rohn. Her undertaking is to carry Wen, the spouse of a witness in an immense felony trial, to the U.S.. Inspector Rohn is already en course while Chen learns that Wen has unaccountably vanished from her village in Fujian. Or is that this simply what he's purported to think? Chen resents his function; he might relatively examine the triad killing in Shanghai’s beauteous Bund Park. yet his boss insists that saving face with Inspector Rohn has precedence. So Chen Cao, the bold son of a father who imbued him with Confucian precepts, needs to tread warily as he attempts once more to be an excellent cop, a very good guy, and likewise a devoted social gathering member.
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My guess is that Ian comes out only when he wants some food. He's a clever boy, so he's taken as little food as possible--just enough to make Aunt Mathilda think that someone in the family is raiding the refrigerator. " Pete nodded. "I'm certain he won't come out until the yard is deserted. " "I get it," Pete said. " Jupiter nodded. "He'll figure we'd blame the theft on tramps or something. Anyway, we'll leave the yard about ten o'clock, put some dummy lunches on the back porch, and then go upstairs to bed.
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Nothing at all," Bob said, sighing. "They're mostly all African names, First," Pete added. " "We haven't tried everywhere," Jupiter said. "After dinner we'll go to the library and look up Djanga. " "I'm going out with my folks tonight," Bob told him. "And I've got chores after dinner," Pete said. "Very well," Jupiter replied. " Pete said unhappily. " "Maybe he's right, Jupe," Bob said. "No! " But Jupiter didn't look so confident now. 10 Jupiter Misses Something JUPITER TOYED with his breakfast the next morning.