It is a story of Alice Greenwood, born of English missionaries, as a child in Tientsin. She is caught up in the terrifying massacre of Christians in 1870 and sees her own father murdered and her family scattered by the mobs. She and her brother are held hostage and taken to Hunan. She goes through being a servant and a concubine. When she finally escapes, she has a hard time bridging the chasm between the two societies of British and Chinese..
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0312439431
Book Description St Martins Pr, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110312439431
Book Description St Martins Pr. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0312439431 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0090460