The Distant Land of My Father Quotes

Bo Caldwell
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"Thinking about the city my father loved eased the huge ache that his death had caused. And as I read and imagined and began to understand, senses from my childhood played before me like long-forgotten photographs, and I found myself in the distant land of my father." (Prologue, pg. 5)

"'Shanghai isn't going to stay peaceful. That may mean a lot of trouble for us, or it may just mean inconvenience, but either way, we're about to become onlookers of a war.'" (Shanghai, pg. 32)

"My father looked toward the hallway. 'Your mother's afraid,' he said, and he paused and looked at me carefully. 'She wants to go home. To her home.'" (Battle, pg. 66)

"'We tricked them, all right. They don't own me. Nobody owns Joseph Schoene.'" (Fall, pg. 92)

"'Shanghai has become too dangerous. We have to leave, but only for a while, only because of the...

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