Drake, Gladys E.
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Gladys E. Drake
; 269 pages with index; No edition indicated; Textblock tight & square with no marginalia, no names; Endpapers are a map/feint shadow at edge of endpapers; Red boards, bright title in gilt on spine; Red & cream gently tanned dust-jacket with modest shelfwear; Has three 1/4" close-tears, small nicks (3 tiny pieces missing/light shelf-rubbing); We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(Mrs. Drake's husband died before the war ended and their children grew up fending for themselves. So Mrs. Drake at age 57 took off for Australia and then to China, which is the beginning of her story. She arrived in China in 1947 and went to Kunming where she received a position as professor of English at Yunnan University. She was there during the take-over by the Communists, and left in 1950 after Mao Tse-tung came into power, and was one of the last Americans to leave China after the Communist take-over.)
CHINESE DIARY/BY GLADYS E. DRAKE MEMOIR HISTORY-CHINESE DIARY/BY GLADYS E. DRAKE CHINA-MAO TSE-TUNG YUNNAN-UNIVERSITY, ENGLISH PROFESSOR-AUTOBIOGRAPHY KUNMING DIARY-CHINESE DIARY/BY GLADYS E. DRAKE (WRITTEN IN ENGLISH) CHEAN CHUAN SHANGRI LA BANKAI MRS. GLADYS E. DRAKE-AUTOBIOGRAPHY-CHINESE DIARY (IN ENGLISH)