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Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Author: Ji-li Jiang; David Henry Hwang
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2018. ©1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Revised Harper Trophy editionView 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
Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Personal narratives Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang; Ji-li Jiang
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ji-li Jiang; David Henry Hwang
ISBN: 9780064462082 0064462080
OCLC Number: 1048357603
Notes: Includes Q & A with the author, Discussion questions and The Jiang family in photos.
Awards: ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998.
Description: xv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Liberation army dancer --
Destroy the four olds! --
Writing Da-zi-bao --
Red successors --
Graduation --
Sound of drums and gongs --
Propaganda wall --
Search in passing --
Fate --
Junior high school at last --
Locked up --
Educable child --
Half-city Jiangs --
Class eduction exhibition --
Rice harvest --
Incriminating letter --
Sweeping --
Epilogue --
Glossary.
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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