PRAISE FOR SHANGHAI LEGACY
"…a fascinating journey… which I was happy to share. What [the Shanghai Jews]
underwent and the uprooting they experienced is beautifully rendered here
without a lot of the overblown prose that one usually associates with
-Joanne Greenberg, author of I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
"Cuba's engrossing novel provides the reader with a fascinating account of Jews
living in Shanghai during the Nazi era."
-JEWISH BOOK WORLD
"…well-researched…well-written…a wonderful read…and includes thought-provoking
Reading Group questions at the end."
-ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH LIBRARIES
"Cuba superbly re-creates wartime Shanghai…more than the usual mother-daughter
story of love, loss, rejection and reconciliation. Nor is it just another
Holocaust memoir… Shanghai Legacy tells a gripping story that holds the reader's
attention while conveying important historical information."
-Rabbi James Rudin, American Jewish Committee Senior Interreligious Adviser
"Marion Cuba has gifted her readers with a dramatic narrative that captures a
long neglected period in Jewish history…This important novel accomplishes the
rare feat of both engaging and teaching her fortunate readers."
-Gloria Goldreich, author of Leah's Journey, Dinner with Anna Karenina
"Sweeping from a tragic past to the shadow it casts over the present…a deeply
affecting novel of mother-daughter love, the tolls it takes and the gifts it
bestows. Cuba not only understands it all; she gets it down on the page in
-Ellen Feldman, author of The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank