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Shanghai Diary

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2013

    Wonderful book! Be sure to start with the first one, Eternal Str

    Wonderful book! Be sure to start with the first one, Eternal Strangers, so that you get the whole story.I had no idea that those persecuted in WW2 escapes to Shanghai. I personally know Ursula Bacon & her family.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2008

    One nation opened its doors

    If you want to really live the escape from Germany, and life in Shanghai, this book is a must read. It ranks with the Dairy of Ann Frank and Shindler's List in its ability to draw you into the life of the times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2005

    An Enlightening Memoir

    Many people, including myself, were unaware of the fact that Jews fled from Hitler's Germany to Shanghai. This is an honest and inspirational book which reveals that the author and her family suffered much, yet managed to relect upon their lives with love and gratitude. Ms. Bacon is an inspiration for all of us. She also clarifies the importance of the study of the humanities and etiquette, as it was these two subjects that helped maintain her family's sense of humanity.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2005

    Shanghai Diary

    This is an outstanding book. I don't often read memoirs, and I'm still not sure why I picked this book up. I'm glad I did. Shanghai Diary is simply excellent, and should be a must read for everyone. It is filled with the pain of loss and the timeless wisdom that only such loss can bring. Please, read this book - you won't be disappointed.

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