ZIALB1 - NEW BOOK
Zia, Helen: LAST BOAT OUT OF SHANGHAI. The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution. New York, 2019. xxix, 2, 503 pp. A few b/w illustrations. Double page b/w map. 24x16 cm. Cloth.
Told through the eyes of a number of teenagers and young people (both Chinese and foreign) present in the city at the time, this is the extraordinary and harrowing story of the last days of Shanghai in the late 1940s in the lead-up to its takeover by the Communists.
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 50 in printed List 195.
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