Red Dragon Rising (MP3 CD)
Shadows of War
Brilliance Audio, 9781423370116
Publication Date: November 1, 2009
Other Editions of This Title:
MP3 CD (11/23/2010)
MP3 CD (12/1/2013)
Compact Disc (11/1/2011)
Audio Cassette (1/1/2012)
MP3 CD (11/5/2013)
Compact Disc (11/5/2013)
MP3 CD (11/10/2009)
MP3 CD (10/1/2013)
MP3 CD (11/4/2014)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (11/10/2009)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (11/23/2010)
Mass Market (11/26/2013)
In the not-too-distant future, massive climate change has wracked the globe. China's rice-growing regions have been devastated by typhoons, while its western breadbasket is suffering from three years of drought. Riots threaten to tear the country apart. With the old-guard Chinese government paralyzed by the crisis, a young, charismatic party leader steps to the fore. His solution to the unrest is a time-tested one--conquest of China's neighbors.
And after that, the world.
Josh MacArthur, a mild-mannered American scientist studying climate change in northern Vietnam, is the only witness to a clever attempt by the Chinese to make it appear that Vietnam started the war. Escaping a massacre, he manages to gather critical evidence that could turn world opinion against China.
Unfortunately, the Chinese learn of MacArthur's survival, and of the information he carries. A former Ch'an fighting monk turned commando is sent to capture him. Mara Duncan, a CIA agent, is also on MacArthur's trail. The American scientist has become the subject of a deadly race in the jungles of northern Vietnam, with the fate of the world in his hands.