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Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Author: Ji-li Jiang
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Teen, 2008, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Revised pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An outstanding student and much admired leader of her class, Ji-Li Jiang was poised for a shining future in the Communist party until the Cultural Revolution of 1966. Told with simplicity, innocence and grace, this unforgettable memoir gives a child's eye view of a terrifying time in 20th-century history--and of one family's indomitable courage under fire.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ji-li Jiang
ISBN: 0061667714 9780061667718
OCLC Number: 209750773
Notes: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, ©1997.
Description: xvii, 285 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: The liberation army dancer --
Destroy the Four Olds! --
Writing Da-zi-bao --
The Red successors --
Graduation --
The sound of drums and gongs --
The propaganda wall --
A search in passing --
Fate --
Junior high school at last --
Locked up --
An educable child --
Half-city Jiangs --
The class education exhibition --
The rice harvest --
The incriminating letter --
Sweeping.
Other Titles: Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
Responsibility: Ji-li Jiang ; foreword by David Henry Hwang.

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In the tradition of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, here is a searing memoir of a young girl's coming of age during the height of the Cultural revolution in China-repackaged for teens just in time for the  Read more...

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