Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party

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Picture book and cookbook author Compestine The Real Story of Stone Soup turns to 1972 China as the setting for her first YA novel Eight year old Ling, the spunky daughter of two doctors, lives in Wuhan, China dreamy and idealistic, she often describes her world in metaphor about her neighbor, Ling notes, Mrs Wong was fragrant and warm like a red peony, which always welcomed visitors But the lives of Ling and her family are disrupted when Comrade Li, an officer of the Communist Party, moves into their apartment Difficulties mount as friends and neighbors disappear, Ling s father is arrested and she endures vicious tormenting at school because of her bourgeois background At times I wished my family was poor and my parents worked on a vegetable farm so I could have friends But if my parents worked on a farm, who would treat their patients Although her father has been jailed, her family starved and their books burned, Ling fights to keep her long hair, a symbol of dignity and individualism to her, though her classmates see it as emblematic of Ling s privilege Ling survives on wit, hope and courage until the death of Chairman Mao, after which she and her mother have a joyful reunion with Ling s father Readers should remain rapt by Compestine s storytelling throughout this gripping account of life during China s Cultural Revolution Ages 10 up Aug Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.Known for her picture books, Compestine grew up in China, during the Cultural Revolution, and her autobiographical novel tells the history from the viewpoint of the young, protected, privileged child who loses her innocence when political brutality invades her home For nine year old Ling, things always seem clear She s close to her loving father, who teaches her English and about freedom in America, but she feels distant from her tense, angry mother During the course of four years, repression increases, and eventually the Red Guards arrest Dad as a class enemy Ling feels the repression in other ways, too she stands up to class bullies who try to cut off her bourgeois hair Always she is sustained by memories of her brave father and his dream of freedom In clipped lyrical sentences, Compestine s first person narrative sets a nave child s struggle to survive against betrayal and courage in one neighborhood and also the political panorama of spies and slogans Rochman, Hazel Liberty, Equality, Fraternity Exploring the French French Revolution with Topical Essays, Images, Text Documents, Songs, a Timeline, and Glossary French Wikipedia The Rvolution franaise pronunciation ev lysj f s z was period of far reaching social political upheaval Our Revolution next step for Bernie Sanders movement is new group called Our Revolution, which will fight to transform America advance progressive agenda that we FlashFlashRevolution Flash Rhythm Music Games Welcome back Song Release event We enjoy start October songs, one song 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    • Hardcover
    • Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
    • Ying Chang Compestine
    • English
    • 07 May 2016
    • 273 pages

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