Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution

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"The dramatic, real-life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist Revolution--a precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. Shanghai has historically been China's jewel, its richest, most modern and westernized city. The bustling metropolis was home to sophisticated intellectuals, entrepreneurs, and a thriving middle class when Mao's proletarian revolution emerged victorious from the long civil war. Terrified of the horrors the Communists would ...

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Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution
2019, Ballantine Books

ISBN-13: 9780345522320

Hardcover

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