The Wall Of Night
Jove, Mar 2002, 7.99, 576 pp.
In 1990 China, People's Liberation Army Chief of Staff General Han Soong stuns the West when he secretly informs an attaché at an embassy reception that he wants to defect. CIA Agent Briggs Tanner is assigned the task of safely bringing Soong out China. Briggs arranges the escort of Soong starting in Chengde. However, the scenario fails as the Chinese are ready and Soong is taken away while Br...