Objects & Places from Homesick

Guy Vanderhaeghe
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Hankow

This is the town where Jean and her family live at the beginning of the book.

Shanghai

This is a large city in China where Andrea and the Hull family go to live.

Wuchang

This is a city close to Hankow that was besieged by Communist forces.

YMCA

Jean's father and mother work here.

Communism

During the time period of the book, this was rapidly gaining political control, culminating in a violent revolution.

The President Taft

This is the name of the ship that ferries Jean and many other Americans from Shanghai to San Francisco.

God Save the King

Jean dreads having to sing this during school as she does not feel British.

Rickshaw

This is a wheeled cart for transporting one or two people, powered by the running feet of a coolie, or unskilled laborer.

Ozark Mountains

This is where the family car has a flat...

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