The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American DreamPatrick Radden Keefe / Sep 20, 2019
The Snakehead An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream A mesmerizing narrative about the rise and fall of an unlikely international crime bossIn the s a wave of Chinese from Fujian province began arriving in America Like other immigrant groups before
A mesmerizing narrative about the rise and fall of an unlikely international crime bossIn the 1980s, a wave of Chinese from Fujian province began arriving in America Like other immigrant groups before them, they showed up with little money but with an intense work ethic and an unshakeable belief in the promise of the United States Many of them lived in a world outside thA mesmerizing narrative about the rise and fall of an unlikely international crime bossIn the 1980s, a wave of Chinese from Fujian province began arriving in America Like other immigrant groups before them, they showed up with little money but with an intense work ethic and an unshakeable belief in the promise of the United States Many of them lived in a world outside the law, working in a shadow economy overseen by the ruthless gangs that ruled the narrow streets of New York s Chinatown.The figure who came to dominate this Chinese underworld was a middle aged grandmother known as Sister Ping Her path to the American dream began with an unusual business run out of a tiny noodle store on Hester Street From her perch above the shop, Sister Ping ran a full service underground bank for illegal Chinese immigrants But her real business a business that earned an estimated 40 million was smuggling people As a snakehead, she built a complex and often vicious global conglomerate, relying heavily on familial ties, and employing one of Chinatown s most violent gangs to protect her power and profits Like an underworld CEO, Sister Ping created an intricate smuggling network that stretched from Fujian Province to Hong Kong to Burma to Thailand to Kenya to Guatemala to Mexico Her ingenuity and drive were awe inspiring both to the Chinatown community where she was revered as a homegrown Don Corleone and to the law enforcement officials who could never quite catch her Indeed, Sister Ping s empire only came to light in 1993 when the Golden Venture, a ship loaded with 300 undocumented immigrants, ran aground off a Queens beach It took New York s fabled Jade Squad and the FBI nearly ten years to untangle the criminal network and home in on its unusual mastermindE SNAKEHEAD is a panoramic tale of international intrigue and a dramatic portrait of the underground economy in which America s twelve million illegal immigrants live Based on hundreds of interviews, Patrick Radden Keefe s sweeping narrative tells the story not only of Sister Ping, but of the gangland gunslingers who worked for her, the immigration and law enforcement officials who pursued her, and the generation of penniless immigrants who risked death and braved a 17,000 mile odyssey so that they could realize their own version of the American dream The Snakehead offers an intimate tour of life on the mean streets of Chinatown, a vivid blueprint of organized crime in an age of globalization and a masterful exploration of the ways in which illegal immigration affects us allubleday
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