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1982. Manny Lin is the son of a Filipina bar girl and an American sailor passing through while on furlough from the Vietnam Conflict. Manny becomes a stowaway on a US Navy ship on its way to Australia where his father lives he's never met. Enroute Manny is abducted by a Hong Kong slavery ring and taken away to work for a Chinese business tycoon. He becomes enamored with a ...more
Kindle Edition, 534 pages
Published June 14th 2013
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Good first book by author Edward C Burton. Ed is a good storyteller. Manny's Search was an adventure that had me emotionally tied to the characters. This story could have been much darker for some of the subject matter, but Ed left that darkness in between the lines, and I applaud him for that. I was able to keep my spirit high while reading this uplifting book.