This available autobiography is the genuine tale of 1 girl's selection to carry her kin jointly in the course of the most terrifying eras of the 20 th century.
It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has every little thing a lady may perhaps wish: brains, acquaintances, and a vibrant destiny in Communist China. yet it is also the yr that China's chief, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution—and Ji-li's global starts off to crumble. Over the following couple of years, those that have been as soon as her acquaintances and buddies activate her and her kinfolk, forcing them to stay in consistent terror of arrest. whilst Ji-li's father is ultimately imprisoned, she faces the main tricky limitation of her life.
A own and painful memoir—a page-turner in addition to first-class fabric for social reviews curricula—Red shawl Girl additionally features a thorough thesaurus and pronunciation guide.
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Buck. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS i want to thank my expensive mom and dad, who've given me their unconditional love anywhere i am going and no matter what I do. i need to thank my brother and sister for being with me no matter if lifestyles is difficult or effortless. I additionally thank my associates who've believed in me and supported me, pulling and pushing me alongside within the strategy of scripting this booklet. those comprise: Florence Chun and Annie & Rick Bernstein, who've helped me develop ever seeing that I arrived within the usa; Barbara Fischlowitz-Leong, who gave me the foundation to begin this e-book; Deborah Rogin and Mary Tewksbury, who frankly critiqued my paintings; J. W. Ellsworth, who generously supplied me his criminal recommendation; Iris Wiley and Sharon Yamamoto, editors at college of Hawaii Press, who observed the capability in my manuscript and gave me the braveness to proceed. Many due to my agent, Kathleen Anderson, for her religion in my booklet, and to my editor, Ginee search engine optimisation, whose profound figuring out and educated modifying introduced out the essence of my tale. 1000 due to Vivian Xue, whose wholehearted help helped me to accomplish this ebook. ultimately, my because of Craig Shaw, whose confident feedback and meticulous refinement of the ebook tremendously more advantageous its concentration and clarity. concerning the writer JI-LI JIANG used to be born in Shanghai, China, in 1954. She graduated from Shanghai lecturers’ university and Shanghai collage, and was once a technological know-how instructor earlier than she got here to the USA in 1984. After her commencement from the collage of Hawaii, Ms. Jiang labored as an operations analyst for a lodge chain in Hawaii, then as the cheap director for a healthiness care corporation in Chicago. In 1992, she began her personal corporation, East West alternate, to advertise cultural trade among Western nations and China. Ms. Jiang lives within the San Francisco sector. She is additionally the writer of the mystical Monkey King, a retelling of conventional chinese language stories concerning the trickster Monkey King. stopover at www. AuthorTracker. com for specific info in your favourite HarperCollins writer. Copyright Harper Trophy® is a registered trademark of HarperCollins Publishers Inc. purple shawl lady: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution Copyright � 1997 via Ji-li Jiang Foreword copyright � 1997 by way of HarperCollins Publishers All rights reserved lower than foreign and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. by means of check of the necessary charges, you've been granted the non-exclusive, non-transferable correct to entry and skim the textual content of this book on-screen. No a part of this article will be reproduced, transmitted, down-loaded, decompiled, opposite engineered, or saved in or brought into any info garage and retrieval procedure, in any shape or in any respect, even if digital or mechanical, referred to now or hereinafter invented, with no the explicit written permission of HarperCollins e-books. EPub variation � JULY 2010 ISBN: 9780062035349 model 01102014 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication information Jiang, Ji-Li. pink shawl woman: a memoir of the Cultural Revolution / Ji-li Jiang; foreword by means of David Henry Hwang.