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A many-splendored thing.

Author: Suyin Han
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st American ed.View all editions and formats
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Mark Elliot, a married British foreign correspondent in Hong Kong, falls in love with a Eurasian doctor originally from Mainland China, only to encounter prejudice from her family and from Hong Kong society. On the surface it is a love story but there is a historical perspective relating to China, Hong Kong, and the peoples and societies that populated the island. It is also strongly autobiographical.--From  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Han, Suyin, 1917-
Many-splendored thing.
Boston, Little, Brown [1952]
(OCoLC)647105033
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suyin Han
OCLC Number: 391192
Description: 366 p. 22 cm.
Other Titles: Many-splendoured thing

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Mark Elliot, a married British foreign correspondent in Hong Kong, falls in love with a Eurasian doctor originally from Mainland China, only to encounter prejudice from her family and from Hong Kong society. On the surface it is a love story but there is a historical perspective relating to China, Hong Kong, and the peoples and societies that populated the island. It is also strongly autobiographical.--From publisher description.

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