Nobody Said Not to Go  The Life, Loves, and Adventures of Emily Hahn  by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson
Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson

Nobody Said Not to Go by Ken Cuthbertson

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Nobody Said Not to Go

The Life, Loves, and Adventures of Emily Hahn

by Ken Cuthbertson

Faber and Faber, 1998, b/w photographs in text, paperback, ISBN 0571199658

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, (see photographs)

Known as "Mickey" to her friends, Emily Hahn travelled across the country dressed as a boy in the 1920s; ran away to the Belgian Congo as a Red Cross worker during the Great Depression; was the concubine of a Chinese poet in Shanghai in the 1930s; had an illegitimate child with the head of the British Secret Service in Hong Kong just before the outbreak of World War II; was involved in underground relief work in occupied Hong Kong; and moved back to the United States and became a pioneer in the fields of wildlife preservation and environmentalism before her death in 1997 at the age of ninety-two.A feminist trailblazer before the word existed, Hahn also wrote hundreds of articles and short stories for The New Yorker from 1925 to 1995, as well as fifty books in many genres. As Roger Angell wrote in her obituary in The New Yorker: "She was, in truth, something rare: a woman deeply, almost domestically, at home in the world. Driven by curiosity and energy, she went there and did that, and then wrote about it without fuss."