Stock ID #176880 Strangers on the Praia. A Tale of Refugees and Resistance in Wartime Macao. PAUL FRENCH.

Strangers on the Praia. A Tale of Refugees and Resistance in Wartime Macao.

Hong Kong: Blacksmith Books, 2020. First Edition. Stock ID #176880

Maps, black and white photographic illustrations, 96pp, a very good paperback copy.

Based on true stories and new research, Paul French weaves together the stories of those Jewish refugees who moved on from wartime Shanghai to seek a possible route to freedom via the Portuguese colony of Macao the Casablanca of the Orient. The delicately balanced neutral enclave became their wartime home, amid Nazi and Japanese spies, escaped Allied prisoners from Hong Kong, and displaced Chinese. Strangers on the Praia relates the story of one young womans struggle for freedom that would ultimately prove an act of brave resistance.

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