Gudao, Lone Islet

Gudao, Lone Islet

The War Years in Shanghai : A Childhood Memoir

Book - 2007
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Much wider in scope than most memoirs, Gudao, Lone Islet paints a wonderful portrait of the lives of both Chinese and foreign inhabitants of Shanghai before, during and after the Second World War. For the broad range of readers, this beautifully written and carefully researched book provides fascinating insights to pre-revolutionary Shanghai, and a thoroughly satisfying reading experience. For More: Reader Reviews R.W.Bridge MBE (United Kingdom) President, the Association of British Internees, Far East Region ? ? a tale quite different from the usual story of internment by Japan Ester Shifren (née Benjamin) United States, Shanghai internee and author of A Cave of Trunks ? I am completely touched by your sensitivity and the way you wrote about the incident involving me. Betty Jane Wylie CM (Canada) award winning author and past chair of the Writers? Union of Canada ? This is one memoir you have to read. ? Modris Eksteins (Canada) award winning author of Solar Dance, professor of history University of Toronto - ? this bittersweet and beautifully crafted memoir of a childhood in old Shanghai ... stays with you long after you have turned the last page. Roberta Ward (Australia) daughter of Shanghai internee ? Your book answers so many questions that my family and I have had our whole lives. For More:
Publisher: Victoria, BC : Trafford, c2007.
ISBN: 9781425111427
Characteristics: 215 p. :,ill., maps, port. ;,22 cm.


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