A THOUSAND SPRINGS! The Biography of a Marriage by Anna C. Chennault

A THOUSAND SPRINGS! The Biography of a Marriage

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Anna Chan at 19 was the youngest member of the Kunming bureau of the Chinese Central News Agency. She was nervous as she tackled her first big assignment- covering the human interest angle of the U.S. 14th Air Force's participation in the Sino-Japanese war. The most interesting part of the story was, of course, Major General Claire Lee Chennault, the Flying Tiger. Years passed and the multiple barriers of race, religion and age were overcome when they married. Though ostensibly a love story, this also tells of the years that followed as the Chennaults struggled against the Communist take-over of China, sponsored rescue missions and established close ties with Chiang Kai-shek. Illuminating for those interested in modern history with a personal touch.

Pub Date: May 17th, 1962
ISBN: 0548451818
Publisher: Paul S. Eriksson