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Mao's last dancer

Author: Cunxin Li
Publisher: New York : Walker : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Young readers' edView all editions and formats
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Chosen from millions of children to serve in Mao's cultural revolution by studying at the Beijing Dance Academy, Li knew ballet would be his family's best opportunity to escape the bitter poverty in his rural China home. From one hardship to another, Li persevered, never forgetting the family he left behind.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Autobiographies
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Cunxin Li; Cunxin Li
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cunxin Li
ISBN: 9780802797797 0802797792
OCLC Number: 506248927
Description: xiv, 290 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map, portrait ; 21 cm
Contents: My childhood --
Beijing --
The West.
Responsibility: Li Cunxin.
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Chosen from millions of children to serve in Mao's cultural revolution by studying at the Beijing Dance Academy, Li knew ballet would be his family's best opportunity to escape the bitter poverty in his rural China home. From one hardship to another, Li persevered, never forgetting the family he left behind.

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