Espey, John J: TALES OUT OF SCHOOL. New York, 1947. x, 204 pp. 19x13 cm. Cloth, dustjacket.
Advertised as 'humorous stories of a boyhood in China', this is a sequel to the author's 'Minor Heresies' the tale of growing up with a Presbyterian missionary family in Shanghai. Here the scene shifts to Guling, a fashionable summer resort inland near the Yangtze. A number of the tales were published in the New Yorker. First edition.
Subjects: Culture History
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 234 in printed List 194.
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