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  • THE CHINA LOVER. by Buruma, Ian.
    Buruma, Ian.
    THE CHINA LOVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Penguin, 2008. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel by this award winning writer and journalism scholar based in part on the life of the legendary Otaka Yoshiko, set in Shanghai during World War II, occupation Japan and the Middle East in the 1970s. 392 pp. ISBN: 9781843549048.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55818
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  • THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT. by Tan, Amy.
    Tan, Amy.
    THE VALLEY OF AMAZEMENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2013) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical epic, spanning more than forty years from 1897-1937 and two continents - Asia and North America, this is an account of two women's (a mother and daughter) search for identity. Set against "pivotal episodes in history: from the collapse of Chinas last imperial dynasty, to the rise of the Republic, the explosive growth of lucrative foreign trade and anti-foreign sentiment, to the inner workings of courtesan houses and the lives of the foreign 'Shanghailanders' living in the International Settlement, both erased by World War II." 589 pp. ISBN: 978-0062107312.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74049
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