1956; G.P. Putnam's Sons publishers, New York; hardbound in Cardinal red boards with mustard lettering on spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; no dust jacket.
The story of an Anglo-Burmese girl who is separated from her parents during the Japanese invasion of the country. Eight years later her British father finds her and takes her home with him to Britain.
"There was a time when Christopher Finching had shared his English wife's view that it was deplorable that a middle-aged Englishman should marry these very young Burmese girls-"
This is the story of his daughter, known to him as Jenny and to her Burmese mother as Mālā.
The story follows Jenny from her childhood in Burma before The Japanese Invasion to her life in England with her father.