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Nanjing requiem

Author: Ha Jin
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1937, with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing, Minnie Vautrin -- an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women's College -- decides to remain at the school, convinced that her American citizenship will help her safeguard the welfare of the chinese men and women who work there. She is mistaken. The school becomes a refugee camp for over ten thousand homeless women and children, and Vautrin must struggle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ha Jin
ISBN: 9781611733143 1611733146
OCLC Number: 754518621
Description: 447 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Ha Jin.

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In 1937, with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing, Minnie Vautrin -- an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women's College -- decides to remain at the school, convinced that her American citizenship will help her safeguard the welfare of the chinese men and women who work there. She is mistaken. The school becomes a refugee camp for over ten thousand homeless women and children, and Vautrin must struggle to intercede on their behalf.

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