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Night Butterfly

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Author by : Tan Guan Heng
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 233
Isbn : 9814645990
Identifier : 9789814645997
Release :
Publisher by : Faris Digital Solutions
Category : Young Adult Fiction
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The Night Butterfly

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Author by : Simon Coe
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 264
Isbn : 9781401090555
Identifier : 1401090559
Release : 2000-05-01
Publisher by : no defined
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now The Night Butterfly by Simon Coe and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. in 1970, captain jon petit, u.s.army military police, is called to his father's death bed in bangkok, thailand. his father is a master diamond cutter, and jon finds his father's business in near-bankruptcy because a shipment of raw diamonds has been stolen - his father and his business partner, wong som, a jade expert, are responsible for the loss and must repay the syndicate of chinese bankers who backed the purchase. in order to clear his father's name, jon meets with the bankers and strikes a deal; through illicit connections, the bankers have acquired three large parcels of pigeon blood rubies, but, the burmese government levels heavy taxes on rubies and makes export extremely difficult. jon is told that if he smuggles the rubies out of burma, his father's debt will be forgiven. northern burma is controlled by a vicious warlord, colonel mot. in addition, the thai government monitors the border closely because of opium traffic. these two factors make border crossings near-death experiences. fortunate for jon, his father's partner, wong som, has deep roots in asia and one of his cousins is a jadeite smuggler who crosses the border at will - because he has a secret route that defies detection. wong som arranges for jon to learn the secret route, he crosses the border three times under the very nose of the authorities, procures the rubies and delivers them to the bankers. the debt is forgiven and colonel mot, the burmese warlord, places a death warrant on jon's head when he learns of the event. it is 1981, jon petit is happy as a lark with his life in bangkok, he is now a partner in wong som's jade business. he awakes one night with the blade of a sword at his throat. a woman's voice in the dark reminds him of the three border crossings he made ten years ago - she also tells him she knows he had a secret route. in the beam of a flashlight, she shows him a piece of priceless `blood of bhudda' red jadeite and discloses that a fortune in the material is hidden in burma - she needs him to smuggle it across the border. jon refuses - knowing there is still a heavy price on his head because the burmese warlord, colonel mot, has a long memory. the woman is noy fai, a night butterfly in the employ of general daeng li, the powerful warlord who controls the border traffic of jade and opium in northern thailand. the cache of `blood of bhudda' jadeite has been hidden in burma by followers of the general. it is not only extremely rare, but of such a cultural value that the general must have it, he does not accept jon's refusal. jimmy wong, son of wong som, is kidnapped and both jon and wong som are sent invitations to the general's home in northern thailand - an offer they cannot refuse. once there, jon is given an ultimatum; go into burma with noy fai, via his `secret' route, and guide a group of porters who carry the `blood of bhudda' jadeite back across the border. his option is clear; do this or your friends and you will die. jon crosses the border with noy fai, they meet the porters and return. but jon petit isn't a fool; he's an ornery and independent man,..a man who is not afraid to take a chance. in a rapid series of events, general li learns that life is full of surprises - and even `sure things' don't always go your way.

Night Butterfly

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Author by : Patricia McFall
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 277
Isbn : 9780312077501
Identifier : 0312077505
Release : 1992
Publisher by : St Martins Press
Category : Fiction
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Night of the Golden Butterfly (Vol. 5) (The Islam Quintet)

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Author by : Tariq Ali
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 275
Isbn : 1844676110
Identifier : 9781844676118
Release : 2010-04-01
Publisher by : Verso Books
Category : Fiction
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Puccini's Madam Butterfly Opera Classics Library Series

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Author by : Burton D. Fisher
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 108
Isbn : 097713203X
Identifier : 9780977132034
Release : 2005-01-01
Publisher by : Opera Journeys Publishing
Category : Music
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The Shadow of the Sun

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Author by : Barbara Friend Ish
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 502
Isbn : 1936427001
Identifier : 9781936427000
Release : 2011-02-22
Publisher by : Mercury Retrograde Press
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now The Shadow Of The Sun by Barbara Friend Ish and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. a man cannot deny the gods.ten years ago, ellion violated a sacred rule of magic and brought tragedy on his family. forced to abandon his throne, exiled from the holy aballo order of wizards, and severed from his patron goddess, he swore never to work magic again. he retreated into music and a bard's footloose existence: living in other men's kingdoms, singing of other men's victories.a man cannot escape destiny.but then the ard-righ, the king of kings, is murdered in an act of insurrection by a rogue wizard who follows the old gods. as the human nations teeter on the verge of chaos and civil war, ellion tries to slip even farther away to the tanaan realms, only to discover that they are threatened by the same enemy.a man cannot hide from the shadow of the sun.now ellion finds himself the protector of letitia: a tanaan princess, daughter of one of the greatest tanaan heroines, and unwitting key to a great arcane mystery. pursued by the rogue wizard's minions, enticed by gods he was taught to forswear, challenged by his former mentor, and tempted by the most enchanting woman he has ever encountered, ellion must battle his faith, his vows, and the darkness his soul yearns to tap as he races to unravel the secret of the rogue's power: the shadow of the sun.

The Rambles of a Butterfly

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Author by : Mary Elliott
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 177
Isbn :
Identifier : OSU:32435063740864
Release : 1819
Publisher by : no defined
Category : Animal welfare
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Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 233
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Identifier : ONB:+Z22928710X
Release : 1859
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Can You Tell a Butterfly from a Moth?

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Author by : Buffy Silverman
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 32
Isbn : 0761379959
Identifier : 9780761379959
Release : 2011-08-01
Publisher by : Lerner Publications
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Butterflies

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Author by : Suzanne Slade
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 24
Isbn : 9781404238213
Identifier : 1404238212
Release : 2007-08-15
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Author by : Henry Noel Humphreys
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 288
Isbn :
Identifier : NYPL:33433010998411
Release : 1858
Publisher by : no defined
Category : Insects
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Butterfly in the Night

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Author by : Manjula Variyam
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 321
Isbn : 9781549947346
Identifier : 1549947346
Release : 2017-10-11
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