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Shanghai Love: A Novel free pdf Shanghai Love is a gripping novel about the unlikely love story that develops between a Chinese herbalist and a Jewish refugee in Shanghai during World War II. Peilin is betrothed to Kwan Yao, the only son of a wealthy pearl farmer. However, months before their wedding, Yao is killed by the Japanese in the Nanjing Massacre. The Kwans insist on proceeding with the wedding and beautiful Peilin is married to a ghost husband. When an uncle passes away, Peilin is sent to Shanghai to manage the Kwan family herbal shop. Meanwhile, in Berlin, Henri graduates from medical school just as Hitler rises to power and unleashes prejudice and violence against the Jewish population. He flees to Shanghai where he's befriended by Ping, a young disfigured rickshaw driver. Ping introduces Henri to his sister Peilin. Through her kindness, Henri becomes fascinated with Chinese herbs as well as the exotic culture surrounding him. Shanghai Love is a classic story of love's triumph over adversity.

About Layne Wong

Layne Wong is a novelist interested in writing through a cultural lens. She is third-generation Chinese-American- her husband is of Jewish heritage. Exploring this union in the context of history was the inspiration behind "Shanghai Love."Layne wrote for television and worked as a Development Associate (D-girl) for various TV and feature production companies. She is a member of the Writers Guild of America (WGA), The Authors Guild, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS), and Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC), the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE), and the David Henry Hwang writing workshops through the East-West Players Theater in Los Angeles. She was selected for the prestigious AFI TV writer s program. She graduated from UCLA with a degree in English Literature and lives in Southern California with her husband. She s currently at work on her second novel."

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Author : Layne Wong
Publisher : She Writes Press
Data Published : 01 April 2013
ISBN : 1938314182
EAN : 9781938314186
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 334 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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