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    • Shanghai Grand

    • Forbidden Love and International Intrigue on the Eve of the Second World War
    • By: Taras Grescoe
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    On the eve of WWII, the foreign-controlled port of Shanghai was the rendezvous for the 20th century's most outlandish adventurers, all under the watchful eye of the fabulously wealthy Sir Victor Sassoon. Emily Hahn was a legendary New Yorker writer who would cover China for nearly 50 years, and play an integral part in opening Asia up to the West. But at the height of the Depression, "Mickey" Hahn, had just arrived in Shanghai nursing a broken heart after a disappointing affair.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Insight into Pre-War China

    • By Leonard on 09-28-17

    Regular price: $24.95