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Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Author: Ji-li Jiang; David Henry Hwang
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTrophy, 2004, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Revised Harper Trophy 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: Personal narratives
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ji-li Jiang; David Henry Hwang
ISBN: 0064462080 9780064462082 0060275855 9780060275853
OCLC Number: 56507609
Awards: Winner of Parents Choice Award (Fall) (1998-2007) (Gold) 1998
Winner of Children's Books of Distinction Awards (Nonfiction) 1998
Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Children's Book) 2000
Short-listed for Colorado Blue Spruce Award 2001
Description: xvii, 285 pages ; 20 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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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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