The Halls of Power, by Gordon, William C.
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- ISBN: 9780985939939 | 0985939931
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/7/2014
Fifth in a series of noir mysteries featuring newspaper reporter Samuel Hamilton, The Halls of Power explores corruption at the top of the money chain in San Francisco in the early 1960s. The work teems with eccentric characters: hardboiled cops and immigrant workmen, prosperous businessmen, but especially the albino sage, Mr. Song, who brings a form of vigilante justice when the system stops working for the people of Chinatown.