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Revolution is not a dinner party : a novel

Author: Ying Chang Compestine
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, 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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Compestine, Ying Chang.
Revolution is not a dinner party.
New York : H. Holt, 2007
(OCoLC)872654112
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ying Chang Compestine
ISBN: 0805082077 9780805082074 142875704X 9781428757042
OCLC Number: 77333486
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2008
Description: 248 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Little flower --
Father's ponytails --
Waste is a great crime --
Bartering with Comrade Li--
Homemade ice cream and German chocolate --
"Bloodsucking landlord!" --
Will butterflies land on me? --
The terrifying birthday --
Crushed under the heel --
2. Bamboo in the wind --
Revolution is not a dinner party --
Drawing a class line --
Dark clouds --
Would I ever see him again? --
The long white rope --
Shopping with Mother --
3. Bridge behind Mao --
Angry tiger --
Too proud to bend --
Waiting for Daddy --
Howling wolf --
Pig fat --
Golden Gate Bridge --
Author's note --
Historical background.
Responsibility: Ying Chang Compestine.
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Starting in 1972 when she is nine years old, 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.

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