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George A. Fowler lived and traveled widely in the Asia Pacific region for over 30 years, first as a Marine, then as a student of Chinese and Malay, and finally for 23 years as a commercial banker. He has most recently translated Marah Rusli's classic Indonesian Malay novel Sitti Nurbaya, which will soon be published by Lontar in Jakarta.
I did like the book. It was a wonderful story of a family and although I was unfamiliar with much of the history of the country I still liked the story. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Domino
This is the most poorly written literature I have read recently. The writing is confusing, the plot development poor, and the characters have absolutely no depth leaving you... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Erin L. Wood
Very interesting novel about China in years we knew nothing about. A compelling story of staying true to oneself despite inane things happening around us. Really liked it.Published 29 days ago by marym
I try to pick up stories about China whenever I can. It was occasionally difficult to keep track of characters, but very interesting to follow one family through the cultural... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jlj
because they were so interesting. I love history and this was a good combination of history and fiction. I loved the book.Published 1 month ago by karen petersen