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China In Another Time: A Personal Story Gold Medal Winner In Autobiography, Independent Press AwardsFinalist In Narrative Nonfiction, Independent Publishers Of New England Book Awards Her View Of A Crucial Period Of Transition Is Truly A Marvel To Behold Publishers WeeklyThe Daughter Of A Missionary Doctor, Claire Malcolm Lintilhac Was Born In China, Became A Nurse There, And Lived And Worked Through China S Whole Momentous First Half Of The Th Century Opening A Unique Window Into The Making Of The World S Newest Yet Oldest Superpower, CHINA IN ANOTHER TIME With Over Photos And Drawings Is Claire S Own Story, Compiled By Doug Wilhelm From The Writings And Recorded Storytelling She Left BehindBorn In China S Interior As The Daughter Of A Canadian Medical Missionary, Claire Became A Freelance Traveling Nurse In The Country She Witnessed Firsthand The Years Of Civil War That Followed China S Short Lived Nationalist Revolution Of In The S As Claire Cared For Patients Both Western And Chinese, Fell In Love And Started A Family She Survived Japan S Two Horrific Attacks On Shanghai, And Her British Husband Lin Was Interned By The Japanese In A Shanghai Camp During World War IIIn , Claire Watched As China S Greatest City Fell To The Communist Party, And In She, Lin And Their Son Philip Slipped Quietly Out Of The Country They LovedINA IN ANOTHER TIME Is Claire S Vividly Personal Account Of China S Struggle To Become Its Own Modern Nation, From The Last Imperial Dynasty To The Advent Of Communist Rule The Book Includes Short, Clear Historical Sidebar Articles By Doug Wilhelm, And An Introduction By Eminent China Scholar Nicholas Clifford, Late Professor Emeritus At Middlebury College


10 thoughts on “China In Another Time: A Personal Story

  1. says:

    I always say the book that made me fall in love with historical fiction was The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck I read it in the seventh grade, and I ll never forget the experience of traveling to China in a different time than the present.Much like The Good Earth, China in Another Time transported me, except this time, I was re


  2. says:

    This is a beautiful and touching story about a Claire, the daughter of a Canadian physician and missionary, who spoke fluent Chinese and worked as a traveling nurse I loved all of the pictures included in the book, all 160 of them and some hand drawn too by Claire, which added to the anecdotal stories Claire spoke about surv


  3. says:

    This was a very fascinating memoir autobiography It s probably safe to say that I know next to nothing about China s history except for snippets I may hear during the news hour, so to go on a deep dive with someone who lived there for such an extended period of time was eye opening.I am aware that the author s perspective was


  4. says:

    This is a fascinating book from which I learned a bit of what it was like to live in China during the first half of the 20th century China in Another Time A Personal Story is the memoir of Claire Malcolm Lintilhac She was the daughter of Canadian missionaries doing service in China Claire was born in North China where she live


  5. says:

    Claire Malcolm Lintilhac, author of China In Another Time A Personal Story has written a memorable, poignant, historical, and thought provoking memoir Claire s father was a Canadian physician and seemed to be a big influence on Claire s life Claire decided to be a nurse and often would travel in China to see patients Claire was


  6. says:

    I m a big history buff so this book caught my interest China in Another Time chronicles the life of Claire Malcolm Lintilhac, who grew up in rural China She became a traveling nurse She was the only private duty nurse on the China coast for fourteen years These are her stories and some of the customs of Chinese culture such as,


  7. says:

    CHINA IN ANOTHER TIME A Personal StoryBy Claire Malcom LintilhacThis is a a memoir of a young Canadian Missionary growing up and during changing times living in China and her families life, the customs, the ways of the world at each stage of time, becoming a nurse and how her choice of career saved so many lives and also made a b


  8. says:

    Reviewing books has taught me one thing it s okay to branch out of your normal comfort zone I am not big on reading reviewing memoirs, because most of the time, I don t connect with the authors I want something I can lost in, feel like I m making new friends, and falling in love with the story But, every once in awhile a littleoft


  9. says:

    It is not secret how much I love Asia and to be able to read a personal story on China, I could not pass up the opportunity. Philip Lintilhac is the son of Claire and he found the unpublished version of this book, which is why we get to immerse ourselves in this amazing memoir..Claire Malcolm Lintilhac was born in China, her father


  10. says:

    Claire Malcolm Lintilhac was born in 1899 in China, the daughter of a missionary doctor and his wife from Canada More than a memoir, this captivating narrative is the story of China, from the last of its dynasties to the rise of communism in the 1940 s From Claire s early childhood to becoming the only traveling nurse in North China


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