New York: Holiday House, 2001. First Edition.
Seller ID: vas5354
Octavo, black cloth & red boards (hardcover), viii, 212 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: When Lu Chi Fa's parents died in 1944, he was only three years old. The timing of the tragedy could not have been worse. In China it was a time of political turmoil and severe hardship. Few people willingly took in orphans, and Chi Fa's extended family was no exception. Young Chi Fa was shuffled from one house to another as his relatives, one by one, turned him away. Even his loving sister was forbidden by her husband to take him under her roof. Chi Fa was always hungry, often col... View More...