All Captain Stephen Cannon knows of Anna, his Russian emigre mother, and Alex, his aviation-pioneering father, is from their China diaries, their personal journals that chronicle their courtship in China through Pearl Harbor. Then, after an epic escape from the siege of Hong Kong by clipper, carrying important documents to the States, they disappear into the maelstrom in 1943. From the diaries, Stephen has always been embittered by the conviction that his mother abandoned him and returned to China to satisfy sexual desires ...

China Diaries 2004, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9780595326006

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