Shanghai Shadows



After The Nazis Move Into Austria, The Shpann Family Makes Plans To Escape But The Only Place They Re Able To Go Is Occupied China Life Grows Harder And Harder For The Family, But They Always Manage To Take Solace In One Another That Is Until A Mother S Secret Threatens To Tear Them Apart.Shanghai Shadows

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  • Hardcover
  • 284 pages
  • Shanghai Shadows
  • Lois Ruby
  • English
  • 18 November 2018
  • 0823419606

10 thoughts on “Shanghai Shadows

  1. says:

    truly only began picking up towards the 3 4 mark, but it did make me feel so many emotions and was a page turner.

  2. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Ilse, Erich, and her Jewish parents arrive in Shanghai to escape Hilter s domination of Austria Ilse s family wanted to go to America, but with no visa the only country that would accept them is China After their arrival, Ilse is surprised by the thousands of other European refugees living in Shanghai At first life is bearable for Ilse s f...

  3. says:

    Fascinating, well written story of family of Jewish emigrees from Vienna prior to WWII Life is significantly less comfortable when they first arrive, but they learn to manage and accept the difficulty as a temporary situation As the war progresses, life becomescomplicated, dangerous and inhumane Told from the point of view of a young girl, some might compare to Anne Frank Writing is directed to young adult readers, however, as an adult, I found the characters, plot lines and themes to Fascinating, well written story of family of Jewish emigrees from Vienna prior to WWII Life is sig...

  4. says:

    Lois Ruby s novel of the escaping to and living in Shanghai during the Holocaust is quite accurate My father spent his childhood years in Shanghai and I spoke with him and my grandmother about life in Shanghai, Ruby did a fine job depicting life as it was.We follow Ilse Shpann from the moment she and her family land in Shanghai until the WWII ends and Ilse and her family board an American bound ship We see the trials and tribulations, the difficult adjustments, the fear, starvation, and near d Lois Ruby s novel of the escaping to and living in Shanghai during the Holocaust is quite accurate My father spent his childhood years in Shanghai and I spoke with him and my grandmother about life in Shanghai, Ruby did a fine job depicting life as it was.We follow Ilse Shpann from the moment she and her family land in Shanghai until the WWII ends and Ilse and her family bo...

  5. says:

    Fascinating and well written story of European Jews surviving the Holocaust under Japanese rule in Shanghai, China The story is told from the POV of a teen girl who learns that survival in wartime is difficult and requires some choices This is definitely a YA novel as it describes the horror of war and starvation, resistance, incarceration in camps and prison, dubious moral choices by adults, and the overriding need of humans to survive few instances of language when describing enemy soldier Fascinating and well written story of European Jews surviving the Holocaust under Japanese rule in Shanghai, China The story is told from the POV of a...

  6. says:

    I ve always been interested in the Jewish community in Shanghai during WWII, so I was delighted to hear about Shanghai Shadows It s geared toward the young adult audience, but has some mature themes like prostitution After r...

  7. says:

    This is an interesting take on WWII and the Jewish refugees Ilse and her family escape from Austria to Shanghai where they are stateless Life is hard and it gets harder Ilse and her brother become involved in a resistance movement an...

  8. says:

    I didn t like this one The author had a good idea, but ruined it with the characters The main girl was a little over obsessive about the boy she had a crush on Her brother was always in a grumpy mood Her mom was weird, and her dad locked himself in a cupboard all day to p...

  9. says:

    This was an eye opener for me I didn t realize that the Japanese had put all the foreigners in Shanghai in internment camps The author brought to life quite vividly the horrors that the people faced, and how they dealt with it.

  10. says:

    In all my reading about the Holocaust, I never learned that Jews ended up in Shanghai The story of the Shpann s survival during the War is a great way for people to learnabout that time from a place point of view that they probably were unaware existed.

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