- Location(s): Cambridge (Massachusetts), Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Revolutionary War
A love affair tests a new nation’s revolutionary ideals. In 1770s Boston, a prosperous merchant’s daughter, Eliza Boylston, lives a charmed life—until war breaches the walls of the family estate and forces her to live in a world in...
- Location(s): Malaysia (Malaya), Singapore
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Historical
- Era(s): 1880 - 1960
The story of British Malaya and Singapore, from the days of Victorian pioneers to the denouement of independence, is a momentous episode in Britain’s colonial past. Through memoirs, letters and interviews, Margaret Shennan chronicles its halcyon years, the two...
- Location(s): Alexandria
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
- Era(s): 20th century
Set in luxuriant cosmopolitan Alexandria, this richly colored memoir chronicles the exploits of a flamboyant Jewish family from its bold arrival in Egypt at the turn of the century to its defeated exodus three generations later. In elegant and...