The story is told by Anya, the daughter of Russian parents living in exile in China. Her father is dead and the Japanese invasion and resulting Communist takeover results in the mother being forcibly returned to Soviet Russia and Anya left as a young girl on her own in China. It tells of the oppression of the Asian community surrounding her.
With the help of a kind Russian family who own the largest nightclub in Shanghai she builds a life, marrying th...
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