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A hundred flowers: a novel

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A powerful new novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural RevolutionChina, 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 Y ing's husband, Sheng, a teacher, has promised not to jeopardize their safety or that of their young son, T ao. But one July morning, just before his sixth birthday, Tao watches helplessly as Sheng is dragged away for writing a letter criticizing the Communist Party and sent to a labor camp for "reeducation."A year later, still missing his father desperately, Tao climbs to the top of the hundred-year-old kapok tree in front of their home, wanting to see the mountain peaks in the distance. But Tao slips and tumbles thirty feet to the courtyard below, badly breaking his leg.As Kai Ying struggles to hold her small family together in the face of this shattering reminder of her husband's absence, other members of the household must face their own guilty secrets and strive to find peace in a world where the old sense of order is falling. Once again, Tsukiyama brings us a powerfully moving story of ordinary people facing extraordinary circumstances with grace and courage.
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Grouped Work ID b55a2d23-16db-8705-b7cd-3e49da2f8eaf
Grouping Title hundred flowers
Grouping Author tsukiyama gail
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-21 10:04:16AM
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display_description 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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subject_facet Audiobooks, China -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Families -- China -- Fiction, Historical fiction, American
title_display A hundred flowers
title_full A Hundred Flowers A Novel, A hundred flowers / Gail Tsukiyama, A hundred flowers [sound recording] : a novel / Gail Tsukiyama
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