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The China Card
by Donald Freed
ISBN: 978-0-917990-20-5

In this far-seeing novel, the nations of the near future come to 1984—and a world in crisis:

For the United States, Wolf Manheim, survivor of Buchenwald, the president's chief national security advisor, disciple of Adlai Stevenson . . .

For the Soviet Union, Georgi Arbatov, Kremlin man of letters, a lesser hawk playing a two-faced game . . .

For the People's Republic of China, Hu Ziping, a diminutive man of giant powers, waiting, waiting ever so patiently to play his own final China Card . . .

And surpassing them all—a woman of celebrity, using weapons more powerful than the world's arsenals.

Set against the backdrops of Washington, Peking, Moscow and a top secret retreat for the nation's movers and shakers, THE CHINA CARD is a riveting, prophetic novel of obsessive love and shocking international intrigue.

Cover art by Joel Barr.

BOSON BOOKS also offers The Spymaster by Donald Freed.

About the Author

Donald Freed's plays, books, and films include: Inquest ( directed by Alan Schneider); Secret Honor (directed by Robert Altman); Circe & Bravo (with Faye Dunaway, directed by Harold Pinter); The Quartered Man; Alfred and Victoria (A Life); Veterand Day (with Jack Lemmon and Michael Gambon); The White Crow; Agony in New Haven; Executive Action (novel and flim with Mark Lane); The Glasshouse Tapes; In Search of Common Ground (with Erik Erikson, Kai Erikson, and Huey P. Newton); The Existentialism of Alberto Moraria (with Joan Ross); and Death in Washington.

Prizes indlude the Rockefeller Award; The Louis B. Meyer Award; Tthe Unicorn Prize; The Gold Medal Award; the Berlin Critics Award and the NEA award for "Distinguished Writing."

New plays and films include: Is He Still Dead? (with Julie Harris as Nora Joyce); Solidarity; Love and Shadows (from the novel by Isabel Allende); and Sokrates Must Die (with Edward Asner).