By Helene Hanff
This ebullient memoir chronicles the author's lifelong love of books, which all started with Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch's ''The paintings of Writing'' and constructed with works through Izaak Walton, Cardinal Newman, and Milton
Title: Q's Legacy
Author: Hanff, Helene
Publisher: Penguin team USA
Publication Date: 1986/08/01
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Binding kind: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: 86000848
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Stated Gene, with such curiosity I concept she'd misunderstood me. "It's for youngsters! " I repeated. "Aged 8 to 10. " you to lunch," acknowledged Gene. "How approximately Friday? decide me up on the place of work at one. " I picked her up and we went to lunch. once we might ordered. Gene acknowledged: "Tell me concerning the historical past ebook. " "It's in regards to the early settlers of Virginia and Massachu"I wish setts," ered — I to take stated. "Pocahontas-and-all-that, yet i have discov- And Gene interrupted, with lordly coverage: "Oh, i do know all approximately Pocahontas. anyone in love else used to be along with her and she or he acknowledged, 'Speak for your self. Miles Standish. ' " z6 When I recovered, stared at her appealing face and I requested: "Where did you visit college? " And Gene stated: "I went to kindergarten in Shanghai, to first grade in London, moment and 3rd grades in Paris and fourth grade Manila. " in She instructed alist me her father have been a diplomat for kingdom- China. She was once born in Geneva named her Genevieve a delegate to the bor occurred she — — which within the Thirties. ("My why they father was once is moment Opium convention. ") "Pearl Har- while I was once within the 5th grade in Manila," went on. "The eastern invaded the Philippines correct They interned the entire chinese language diplomats, in- afterwards. cluding my father. We did not discover needless to say until eventually the struggle ended, yet they done all of them. " Gene and her mom and sisters have been restricted a home with the girls of alternative diplomatic households. "The moms equipped a faculty ers for us. The neighborhood educate- taught us the historical past of the Philippines, an previous guy — male the japanese hadn't killed train us chinese language, and the servants taught us all of the the one chinese language to in — attempted soiled phrases in Tagalog. " on the finish of the warfare. Gene's mom introduced her daughters to the USA on her diplomatic passport. Gene used to be enrolled in a modern boarding institution the place her Philippine schooling positioned her at a unusual drawback. "On my first day at Abbot Academy, the headmistress advised me i might need to 'set an instance' simply because i used to be the single Asian within the school," I inform flag? Gene stated drily. "How may possibly her i would by no means realized the Pledge of Allegiance to the We did not recite it quite often besides, and 2-7 once we did the complete tuition recited via it and got here "Do you recognize "Where may via it on 'With Hberty and justice it I now? " I requested. examine it? " she demanded. "I mumbled realizing it did not precisely blight her existence. acknowledged flatly: "It may possibly! i have utilized for my finish of try out. mumbled for 4 years at Wellesley, too. " acknowledged that now not I in powerful simply I " for all; Gene jointly and it American on the citizenship. probationary interval, they offer me a citizenship comprehend what the questions may be. " me her eco-friendly Card, certifying her a felony and he or she confirmed me the checklist of necessities for makdon't I She confirmed alien, ing it in the course of the five-year probationary interval. Her eco-friendly Card should be revoked if she (a) broke the legislations through quite a bit as a site visitors violation.
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