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Revolution Is Not A Dinner Party

A Novel
Compestine, Ying Chang (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Starting in 1972 when she is nine, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter.
Authors: Compestine, Ying Chang
Title: Revolution is not a dinner party
a novel
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2009, c2007
Edition: 1st Square Fish ed
Characteristics: 248 p. :,ill., maps ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ying Chang Compestine
Notes: "Go fish--look inside for an interview with Ying Chang Compestine"--P. [4] of cover
Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, 2007. With additional material
Summary: Starting in 1972 when she is nine, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter.
ISBN: 0312581491
9780312581497
Branch Call Number: y COMPESTIN 2009
Subject Headings: Communism Juvenile fiction Physicians Juvenile fiction Families China Juvenile fiction Persecution Juvenile fiction China History Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Topical Term: Communism
Physicians
Families
Persecution
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Starting in 1972 when she is nine, Ling, the daughter of two doctors, struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution, which empties stores of food, homes of appliances deemed "bourgeois," and people of laughter. gr. 5+

A novel based on the author’s experience of growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution.


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Apr 17, 2012
  • Kurisutaru rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very nice book.

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