Son of the Revolution

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first-hand account of growing up in China during the political and social turmoil of the Cultural Revolution and the period following vividly reveals little-known and previously unknown aspects of life in China

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

One of the better Cultural Revolution books I have read, but perhaps because it was one of the first. After a while, the horror of it all can make you a bit numb. This one isn't nearly as harrowing as ... Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Extremely vivid first-person account of what it was like to be one of Mao's Red Guards, when the Guards were attacking the writer's own family. Read full review

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