Hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean but yellowed due to age. Boards have shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ not clipped and has tears along spine. No parts missing. 279 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1968. ISBN: 0. What was the secret Nan Allen's old amah tried to reveal as she lay dying in San Francisco's Chinatown? How was it connected with the lovely Oriental fan Ah Sam left Nan?