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Shanghai Bride: Her Tumultuous Life's Journey to the West

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März 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This is the autobiography of a woman who grew up in 1930s' Shanghai. Her own suffering, endured as her country was torn apart, her education, family life and experiences of warlord-ism as well as the Japanese invasion are all included as is her journey to the US via London and Paris, where finally she was reunited with her children.

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Christina Ching Tsao was born in Shanghai in 1915 to a prominent scholar-official family that traces its descent back to a Song dynasty poet. At 16 she was married to a brilliant lawyer more than twice her age. For over ten years, Christina Ching Tsao was a refugee, first because of the Japanese invasion and later as a result of the communist victory in China's civil war. In postwar Hong Kong, she single-handedly brought up her four children. While in Borneo, she obtained a master's degree in business administration. Christina Ching Tsao immigrated to the United States in 1965, where she became a successful businesswoman.

EAN: 9789622097148
ISBN: 9622097146
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 22 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HONG KONG UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 260 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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