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The Distant Land of My Father

by Bo Caldwell

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Experiencing a seemingly idyllic childhood in pre-World War II Shanghai, Anna flees to California with her mother when the Japanese occupation begins, believing her charismatic millionaire father's connections will keep him safe. A first novel. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.