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The great leap

Author: Lauren Yee
Publisher: [New York] : Samuel French, [2018] ©2018
Series: Samuel French acting edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for a "friendship" game in the post-Cultural Revolution 1980s, both countries try to tease out the politics behind this newly popular sport. Cultures clash as the Chinese coach tries to pick up moves from the Americans and Chinese-American player Manford spies on his opponents. Inspired by events in her own father's life, Yee "applies a devilishly keen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Yee
ISBN: 9780573707285 0573707286
OCLC Number: 1079065368
Description: 88 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Samuel French acting edition.
Responsibility: by Lauren Yee.

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When an American college basketball team travels to Beijing for a "friendship" game in the post-Cultural Revolution 1980s, both countries try to tease out the politics behind this newly popular sport. Cultures clash as the Chinese coach tries to pick up moves from the Americans and Chinese-American player Manford spies on his opponents. Inspired by events in her own father's life, Yee "applies a devilishly keen satiric eye to...her generation (and its parents)." (from publisher's website)

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