The Distant Land of My Father - The Battle of Shanghai, The Wounded, pgs. 52-78 Summary & Analysis

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The Battle of Shanghai, The Wounded, pgs. 52-78 Summary and Analysis

The next morning, Mei Wah drives Genevieve and Anna to mass at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius where Anna prays for her father's safety. They return home to wait. Genevieve and Will Marsh have paid the ransom. A week later Will receives a calls saying that Joseph will be released. When Joseph arrives home, he looks terrible.

Joseph says he had been kidnapped by Japanese who want him to be a collaborator. The situation between Japan and China is worsening and Japan is looking for support among the businessmen and try to do it by force. That is the only thing Joseph ever says about his kidnapping.

In the next few weeks there are many discussions about the war. Peking falls on July 28, 1937, and the Japanese begin...

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