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  • The Soong Sistersby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    In the early twentieth century, few women in China were to prove so important to the rise of Chinese nationalism and liberation from tradition as the three extraordinary Soong Sisters: Eling, Chingling and Mayling. As told with wit and verve by Emily Hahn, a remarkable woman in her own right, the biography of the Soong Sisters tells the story of China... more...

  • Once Upon a Pedestalby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    A revolutionary woman for her time and an enormously creative writer, Emily Hahn broke all of the rules of the nineteen-twenties including traveling the country dressed as a boy, working for the Red Cross in Belgium, being the concubine to a Shanghai poet, using opium, and having an illegitimate child. Hahn kept on fighting against the stereotype... more...

  • Mr. Panby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Mr. Pan is no highly-placed official. Mr. Pan is the Mr. Smith of China?an ordinary man with extraordinary reach?and China, like America, depends as much on its Mr. Pans as on its powerful and world famous officials. Here, in a series of linked vignettes, you'll get a glimpse into a new way of life?Mr. Pan at work, Mr. Pan with his father, Mr. Pan... more...

  • Miss Jillby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 12.99

    Meet Miss Jill, a young woman pursuing the oldest profession in pre-war Shanghai. At fifteen, blonde, and with a somewhat empty-headed prettiness, Jill begins her career as a mistress of a Japanese banker. Soon after, she becomes a European prostitute in the house of Annette, and believes that marriage will come soon from a privileged Count. Yet none... more...

  • Hong Kong Holidayby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Author of such celebrated and acclaimed works as  The Soong Sisters ,  China to Me , and  Fractured Emerald: Ireland , Emily Hahn has been called by the  New Yorker  ?a forgotten American literary treasure.? Now Hahn is reintroduced to a new generation of readers, bringing to light her richly textured voice and unique perspective on a world that continues... more...

  • England to Meby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 6.99

    Author of such celebrated and acclaimed works as  The Soong Sisters ,  China to Me , and  Fractured Emerald: Ireland , Emily Hahn has been called by the  New Yorker  ?a forgotten American literary treasure.? Now Hahn is reintroduced to a new generation of readers, bringing to light her richly textured voice and unique perspective on a world that continues... more...

  • Love Conquers Nothingby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 7.99

    If you look at history through Emily Hahn?s jaundiced eyes, you?ll realize that romance just ain?t what romantics crack it up to be. Using such notorious affairs as those of Caesar and Cleopatra or Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Hahn reminds us that love is far less of a factor in the fates of nations than greed, wrath, and some of humanity?s other,... more...

  • China Only Yesterdayby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 9.99

    A fascinating journey through 100 years of Chinese history, beginning with the historic Treaty of Nanking and ending with Mao Tse-tung?s creation of the Chinese People?s Republic, by the the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China from 1935 to 1941   For centuries, China?s code of behavior was incomprehensible to Westerners whom... more...

  • Chiang Kai-Shekby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 9.99

    An in-depth biography of the towering 20th-century Chinese military and political figure who led the government, first on the mainland and then in exile in Taiwan, from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China when he was head of state In 1911, 24-year-old Chiang Kai-shek was an obscure Chinese student completing his military... more...

  • Francie Againby Emily Hahn

    Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 7.99

    After her sojourn in England, vivacious Francie Nelson strikes out on her own?but this time she?s not reluctant to do it. Her goal? To become a famous artist. Unfortunately, after she unexpectedly ends up spending a year in Portugal, she is required to serve as companion to her ailing Aunt Lollie. Alas, the art lessons she so longed for must be... more...