The Song of the Jade Lily

The Song of the Jade Lily

Book - 2019 | First U.S. edition
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In 1939 Romy and her family leave Austria to settle in Shanghai as Jewish refugees and Romy forms a deep friendship with Li, and in 2016, Romy's granddaughter Alexandra transfers to Shanghai to search for clues about her mother's history.
1939, Shanghai: Beautiful local Li and Jewish refugee Romy form a fierce friendship, but the deepening shadows of World War II fall over the women as they slip between the city's glamorous French Concession district and the teeming streets of the Shanghai Ghetto. 2016: Alexandra returns to Australia from London to be with her grandparents, Romy and Wilhelm. Her grandfather is dying, and over the coming weeks Romy and Wilhelm begin to reveal the family mysteries they have kept secret for more than half a century. After Wilhelm dies, Alexandra flies to Shanghai, determined to trace her grandparents' past-- and the truth about her family and herself. -- adapted from jacket
Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780062938657
0062938657
9780062882011
0062882015
Branch Call Number: F MANNI-K
Characteristics: 450, 17 pages ; 24 cm

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