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Feather in the storm : a childhood lost in chaos

Author: Emily Yimao Wu; Larry Engelmann
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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Emily Wu's account of her childhood under Mao opens on her third birthday, as she meets her father for the first time in a concentration camp. A well-known academic, her father had been designated an "ultra-rightist" and class enemy. As a result, Wu's family would be torn apart and subjected to unending humiliation and abuse. Wu recounts this hidden holocaust in which millions of children and their families died.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wu, Emily Yimao.
Feather in the storm.
New York : Anchor Books 2008
(OCoLC)154799601
Named Person: Emily Yimao Wu; Emily Yimao Wu
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Yimao Wu; Larry Engelmann
ISBN: 9780307484727 0307484726 1299010458 9781299010451
OCLC Number: 795583972
Notes: Originally published: Pantheon Books, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Responsibility: Emily Wu & Larry Engelmann.

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Emily Wu's account of her childhood under Mao opens on her third birthday, as she meets her father for the first time in a concentration camp. A well-known academic, her father had been designated an "ultra-rightist" and class enemy. As a result, Wu's family would be torn apart and subjected to unending humiliation and abuse. Wu recounts this hidden holocaust in which millions of children and their families died. Feather in the Storm is an unforgettable story of the courage of one child in a quicksand world of endless terror.

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