Basking in books.
No longer wear a watch.
Am starting a "shelf" for 2013.
Becoming a hermit ( and loving it).
- Mt. Chestnut, PA, USA
- member since January 4, 2013
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The award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash returns to his homeland in a searing new novel that unfurls during one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century: the Rape of Nanjing. 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 school and the welfare of the Chinese men and women who work... (see full book description)