A true friend to China

Author: Jack Jones
The Friends Ambulance Unit 'China Convoy' 1945-1951. China in the late 1940s was an ancient society still in the grips of feudalism, desperately poor and in need of modernisation. Jack Jones wrote a contemporary account of day to day life there.
ISBN: 9789888273010
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Together with his fellow members of Friends Ambulance Unit 'China Convoy', his long struggle to bring medical supplies and services to the poorest regions of China is vividly evoked in this book. Written by Jack Jones as artciles for the China Convoy's newsletter, then lost and unread for more than half a century, these have recenlty been discovered in Quaker archives in London and Philadelphia. An edited selection now tells the remarkable story of how Jack and his team battled against all the odds in life-threatening situation to help relieve the overwhelming suffering of teh Chinese people. Jack later wrote "A Woman of bangkok" under the name of Jack Reynolds.
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