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A Daughter Remembers
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A Daughter Remembers

By Li Lien Fung

2011: Marshall Cavendish Editions, Singapore. Paperback. Very Good +. The author was born in China when her father had already set off to the USA to seek his fortune leaving his wife and family behind. He was successful and apparently re-married leaving the family in China to fend for themselves. The author takes us through her disjointed family history, disruped by parting, war and revolution as the the different bits of their family make good in the US, Singapore and Hong Kong. Much of what happened to her parents was kept hidden from Li, but in this tumultuous story she manages to discover a fascinating family history. 370 pages Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia The book has been read, but has few signs of wear

$6.70

Daughter of Shanghai
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Daughter of Shanghai

By Chin, Tsai

London: Corgi, 1990. Paperback. Fair. The autobiography of Tsai Chin, who came to the world's notice first playing the title role in the stage version of The World of Suzie Wong, shows how she blazed a trail for the many other Chinese actors who have followed her to work in Western films and shows. The daughter of a famous classical Chinese actor, she came to the West only to find her family caught up in the Cultural Revolution back home. Although she was celebrated in the world of cinema and stage glamour, she never forgot her roots, providing what support she could to her family during the Cultural Revolution and eventually returning to China when stability had returned. 305 pages with an index and balck and white photos. Weight: 0.4kg. Post free within Malaysia The front cover is slightly curled and spine creased, the book had medium tanning throughout and heavier tanning on the endpapers. There is a signed dedication by the author in Chinese and English on the first page

$11.17