Shanghai Princess

Her Survival with Pride & Dignity

Shanghai Princess

This nonfiction book tells the fascinating of one of classic Shanghai's most fascinating women of the 20th century and the trials she faced in a changing China.

As the fourth daughter of the Kwok Bews, a prestigious family in charge of the Wing On Department Store in Shanghai in the early 20th century, Daisy Kwok Bew was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. The social and political changes of the time, however, affected her life in ways she never could have foreseen. For more than three decades, this "princess" of Shanghai experienced severe depredation and loss, but she faced every trial with dignity.

Shanghai Princess is an enthralling tale of the resilience of the human spirit.
  • Shanghai Press | 
  • 278 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602202184 | 
  • October 2010
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