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The hatchet men

Richard H. Dillon

The hatchet men

the story of the tong wars in San Francisco"s Chinatown

by Richard H. Dillon

  • 323 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by J. Stevenson Pub. in Fairfield, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tongs (Secret societies) -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
  • Crime -- California -- San Francisco -- History.,
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History.,
  • San Francisco (Calif.) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard H. Dillon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23027826M
    ISBN 101885852398
    OCLC/WorldCa62778563

    A vocabulary list featuring "Hatchet," by Gary Paulsen, Chapters 9– The sole survivor of a plane crash in the Canadian wilderness, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson will need resourcefulness, courage, and strength in order to stay alive. Here are links to our lists for the novel: Chapters 1–4, Chapters 5–8. Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant Edition: Anniversary Edition.

    Hatchet is a book about a thirteen year old boy, Brian Robeson, who goes through many experiences that ultimately gets him stranded in the middle of the Canadian wilderness. His only two survival tools, his mind and a hatchet, which was a present from his mother. In this summary of Chapter 7 from 'Hatchet' by Gary Paulsen, we see that Brian learns an important lesson about eating from the woods. He also meets a surprising resident of the forest.

    Get this from a library! The hatchet men: the story of the tong wars in San Francisco's Chinatown. [Richard H Dillon] -- Story of a handful of well organized Chinese criminals who ruled Chinatown from the 's until the earthquake of   Boring. The first 2 or 3 chapters were fun and exciting, but after that it just gets boring. Brian makes a fire. Brian eats. Brian gets hurt. The book doesn't have any extreme sexual refrences, but Brian's mother cheats on Brian Dad. The book is just OK, but it may be long for somebody under the age of , depending on their reading level.5/5.


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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: A SilverStowe Book (September 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Cited by: Hatchet Men was originally published in ; it has now been re-released by a small press.

There were numerous typographical errors throughout the book that sometimes distracted me as I read. There were numerous typographical errors throughout the book that sometimes distracted me as I read/5.

Hatchet Men is a one-of-a-kind book that takes you inside the violent world of the Chinese Benevolent Associations -- Tongs -- of San Francisco during their early and formative years/5(10). The Hatchet Man, so called by the news media, is a man who is targeting the theaters.

He enters, finds a target, sits behind them, and when the time is right, shoots them in the back of the head. Making very little noise, he then pockets his gun and This is the continuing 4/5. Longarm and the Hatchet Men book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(31).

The Hatchet Man 1h 14min | Crime, Drama | 6 February (USA) A hatchet man is ordered to kill his close friend for the sake of Tong/10(). The book was “Hatchet” by Gary Paulsen. The book was a Newbery Honor book for The novel is about a thirteen year old Brian Robeson who is on his way to visit his fath I volunteer at the local library in a program between the schools and library to encourage reading/5.

The Hatchet Man is a pre-Code film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Edward G. Robinson. Warner Bros.

had purchased the David Belasco/Achmed Abdullah play The Honorable Mr. Wong about the Tong gang wars. Made during the few years before strict enforcement of the Production Code, The Hatchet Man has elements that would not be allowed later, such as adultery, narcotics, and a Music by: Bernhard Kaun.

Hatchet is a Newbery Honor-winning young-adult wilderness survival novel written by American writer Gary Paulsen. It is the first novel of five in the Hatchet series.

Other novels in the series include The River (), Brian's Winter (), Brian's Return () and Brian's Hunt ().Publisher: MacMillan. somehow land the plane by himself and then, left with only the clothes he is wearing and a hatchet he received from his mother as a parting gift, Brian must put thoughts of his past behind him and try to figure out how he can stay alive ''A heart-stopping story something beyond adventure, a book that plunges readers into the cleft of the.

The Adventures of Hatchet Jack is an epic story of the life and times of a Mountain Man when the West was young, dangerous and yet beautiful beyond compare told only as Terry Grosz can tell it/5(). Hatchet Men is a one-of-a-kind book that takes you inside the violent world of the Chinese Benevolent Associations -- Tongs -- of San Francisco during their early and formative years/5.

Sometimes Hatchet Men felt repetitive, but it never bored me. I also worry about accuracy. At the end of the book, he quotes the propaganda figure for the death toll from the quake--a mere fatalities.3/5(1). Lying in bed one night, it occurs to Brian that he could seek out the survival pack in the body of the plane, and he determines to build a raft to do so.

After many incidents of trial-and-error, Brian retrieves the survival pack from the plane. At one point he drops the hatchet to the lake's bottom, but retrieves it with a Cited by: 2.

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avg. rating Ratings. Brian is on his way to Canada to visit his estranged father when the pilot of his small prop plane suffers a heart attack. Brian is forced to crash-land the plane in a lake- .