Escape to Shanghai: a Jewish community in China

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Free Press, 1994 - History - 298 pages
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Tells the story, based on interviews with survivors, of the Jewish ghetto of World War II Shanghai, where thousands of refugees lived under abysmal conditions while a courageous Jewish underground conducted sabotage against the Japanese.

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About the author (1994)

James Ross's only novel was written late in 1939 and published in 1940. He is at present editorial writer for the "Greens-boro Daily News,"" "Greensboro, North Carolina. In a statement written for this edition, he notes that the roadhouses have long since disappeared, but "human greed and the evils it generates haven't." His aim in writing the novel, he states, "mere-ly was to show it the way it was."

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