The Inn of the Sixth Happiness Author:Alan Burgess Alone, friendless, penniless, she traveled across Siberia fighting off murder and kidnapping to reach a remote mountain city in China. First, she penetrated the court of the powerful Mandarin ruler and converted him to Christianity. Then, she fell in love with a Chinese nationalist soldier and began to spy against the Japanese Army. Finally, she... more » led one hundred homeless orphans back across the wild mountains in an epic trek to safety at a time when all China was a battlefield. The book beloved by millions of readers--the magnificent, true story of a courageous English girl in war-torn China.
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