Revolution Is Not A Dinner Party

Revolution Is Not A Dinner Party

A Novel

Book - 2009
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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.
Publisher: New York : Square Fish, 2009, c2007
Edition: 1st Square Fish ed
ISBN: 9780312581497
0312581491
Branch Call Number: y COMPESTIN 2009
Characteristics: 248 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm

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Starting in 1972 when she in 9 years old, Ling struggles to make sense of the communists' Cultural Revolution.

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


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Kurisutaru
Apr 17, 2012

Very nice book.

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margalom
Sep 01, 2008

This is a very moving book that details what it was like to live during the revolution. I would suggest it to anybody who can connect with the characters and appreciate that this actually happened.

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