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The Breath of the Dragon

The Breath of the Dragon

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The fi rst part of the book contains a brief history of China and what broughton the revolution and the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is important to read itti understand what followed. Directly after the history, we bgin the story oftwi girls who have just graduated from nursing colleges in Minnesota. For onegirl it was a life long dream to work in China. Both were recruited by ChineseDoctor who wanted nurses for a mission hospital in Chung King. This is thestory of the adventures they have at the hospital in Chung King during theyear 1938 to the summer of 1939 when the Japanese were making inroads inthe north, gradually taking over many areas of China. As the Japanese grewstronger, there was all out war, with bombings becoming continuous. It is thestory of understanding another culture, falling in love, getting married andfi nal decision to try and go home before their luck runs out, and the dangersthey face in an effort to leave the country.
The fi rst part of the book contains a brief history of China and what broughton the revolution and the end of the Qing Dynasty. It is important to read itti understand what followed. Directly after the history, we bgin the story oftwi girls who have just graduated from nursing colleges in Minnesota. For onegirl it was a life long dream to work in China. Both were recruited by ChineseDoctor who wanted nurses for a mission hospital in Chung King. This is thestory of the adventures they have at the hospital in Chung King during theyear 1938 to the summer of 1939 when the Japanese were making inroads inthe north, gradually taking over many areas of China. As the Japanese grewstronger, there was all out war, with bombings becoming continuous. It is thestory of understanding another culture, falling in love, getting married andfi nal decision to try and go home before their luck runs out, and the dangersthey face in an effort to leave the country.

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Publish date: Sep 1, 2010
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