The Way of the Traitor by Laura Joh RowlandThe Way of the Traitor by Laura Joh Rowland

The Way of the Traitor

byLaura Joh Rowland

Mass Market Paperback | September 4, 2001

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A volatile, corrupt city threatened by toreign invasion and ru by an iron-fisted government, Nagasaki is the last place Sano Ichiro wants to be, Unfortunately, the shogun's Most Honorable Investigator of Events, Situations, and People has been banished there by a wicked adversary in the shogun's court.

Surrounded by spies, Sano must tread carefully. When the body of a Dutch trader washes ashore, he finds himself leading an investigation that could push Japan into war -- even as it thrusts his life into the hands of powerful enemies. Sano has to unmask a killer and prove his innocence, or his samurai head, and maybe his country, will fall.

Laura Joh Rowland is the daughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants. She grew up in Michigan and was educated at the University of Michigan, where she graduated with a B.S. in Microbiology and a Masters in Public Health. She lives in New Orleans with her husband, Marty, and their three cats. She is the author of Shinju, Bundori, The Way...
Title:The Way of the TraitorFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:September 4, 2001Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061010901

ISBN - 13:9780061010903


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The mutilated body of an important Dutch trader washes ashore in Nagasaki, Japan in 1690 in Way of the Traitor. Though his enemies are many, leads are few. The motive? Politics, greed, lust. Tracking the killer is Sano Ichiro. He soon discovers the Westerner’s involvement in conspiracy and fraud. The murder and its implications bring him to one startling conclusion -- he can trust no one.