The Water Beetles

The Water Beetles

A Novel

Paperback - 2017
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The Leung family leads a life of secluded luxury in Hong Kong. But in December 1941, the Empire of Japan invades the colony. The family is quickly dragged into a spiral of violence, repression, and starvation. To survive, they entomb themselves and their friends in the Leung mansion. But this is only a temporary reprieve, and the Leungs are forced to send their children away. The youngest boy, Chung-Man, escapes with some of his siblings, and together they travel deep into the countryside to avoid the Japanese invaders.
Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick : Goose Lane Editions, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780864929662
Branch Call Number: FIC Kaan
Characteristics: 355 pages


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