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A hundred flowers : a novel

Author: Gail Tsukiyama
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
A tale set during the Chinese Cultural Revolution follows the struggles of Kai Ying to safeguard her family when her teacher husband is arrested and sent to a "reeducation" labor camp for criticizing the Communist Party.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Tsukiyama
ISBN: 9780312274818 0312274815 9781429961691 1429961694 9781250017000 1250017009 9781410455079 1410455076
OCLC Number: 794136459
Description: ix, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Gail Tsukiyama.


China, 1957. Chairman Mao has declared a new openness in society: "Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend." Many intellectuals fear it is only a trick, and Kai Ying's  Read more...
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I was following this family almost as though it were my own and stayed all the way to the end of their story. "All Things Considered, NPR" The tenderness [Tsukiyama] shows for her characters creates Read more...

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