Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

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Harper Collins, 2010年10月26日 - 320 頁

Publishers Weekly Best Book * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice

Moving, honest, and deeply personal, Red Scarf Girl is the incredible true story of one girl’s courage and determination during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century.

It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has everything a girl could want: brains, popularity, and a bright future in Communist China. But it's also the year that China's leader, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution—and Ji-li's world begins to fall apart. Over the next few years, people who were once her friends and neighbors turn on her and her family, forcing them to live in constant terror of arrest. And when Ji-li's father is finally imprisoned, she faces the most difficult dilemma of her life.

Written in an accessible and engaging style, this page-turning autobiography will appeal to readers of all ages, and it includes a detailed glossary and a pronunciation guide.

 

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用戶評語  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

This memoir is part of the 7th grade Language Arts curriculum at my son's middle school. He found it very interesting (his description was "it's kind of like [book:Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - debs913 - LibraryThing

Absolute power corrupts absolutely The Cultural Revolution in China brought vague images of giant posters of Mao and city people shipped to farms to labor. Jiang Ji-li puts a real face and heart to ... 閱讀評論全文

內容

Prologue
1
Destroy the Four Olds
19
Writing Dazibao
38
The Red Successors
52
Graduation
72
The Sound of Drums and Gongs
80
The Propaganda Wall
100
A Search in Passing
118
Locked Up
173
An Educable Child 131
198
HalfCity Jiangs
206
The Class Education Exhibition
218
The Rice Harvest
230
The Incriminating Letter
244
Sweeping
260
3
273

Fate
140
Junior High School at Last
156

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關於作者 (2010)

Ji-li Jiang was born in Shanghai, China, in 1954. She graduated from Shanghai Teachers' College and Shanghai University and was a science teacher before she came to the United States in 1984. After her graduation from the University of Hawaii, Ms. Jiang worked as an operations analyst for a hotel chain in Hawaii,then as budget director for a health-care company in Chicago. In 1992 she started her own company, East West Exchange, to promote cultural exchange between Western countries and China.

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