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REVOLUTION IS NOT A DINNER PARTY. by  Ying Chang Compestine - Signed First Edition - (2007.) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA (SKU: 39764)

REVOLUTION IS NOT A DINNER PARTY.

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REVOLUTION IS NOT A DINNER PARTY.

by Compestine, Ying Chang

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)/fine
ISBN 10
0805082077
ISBN 13
9780805082074
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New York:: Henry Holt,, (2007.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. SIGNED by Ying Chang Compestine on the title page with the word 'Happiness!' Author's first novel, a coming of age story set in China in the early 1970's: 'Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable in her life; her parents are both dedicated surgeons in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of MaoÕs political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual disintegration of her world. In an atmosphere of increasing mistrust, Ling fears for the safety of her neighbors and, soon, for herself and family. Over the course of four years, Ling manages to grow and blossom, even as she suffers more horrors than many people face in a lifetime. Drawing from her childhood experience, Ying Chang Compestine brings hope and humor to this compelling story for all ages about a girl fighting to survive during the Cultural Revolution in China..' Author's note and historical background. 249 pp.

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Bookseller Inventory #
39764
Title
REVOLUTION IS NOT A DINNER PARTY.
Author
Compestine, Ying Chang
Book condition
New Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)
Jacket condition
fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0805082077
ISBN 13
9780805082074
Publisher
Henry Holt,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date published
(2007.)
Keywords
young adult, china, maoism, cultural revolution,
Bookseller catalogs
Asian and Asian American;

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