The Dragon's Village

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Pantheon Books, 1980 - Fiction - 285 pages
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In 1949, idealistic seventeen-year-old Guan Ling-ling chooses to stay in Shanghai despite her family's departure for Hong Kong and joins a movement to carry out revolutionary land reform in a remote Chinese farm village

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Shanghai, 1949: It was a tumultuous time in Chinese history, when changes wrought by the Communist victory were beginning to sweep the land. 17 year old Guan Ling-Ling, idealistic and headstrong ... Read full review

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Described as "an autobiographical novel of revolutionary China", it tells the story of those heady days 60 years ago, as Ling-ling, the daughter of a well-off family in Shanghai, volunteers to go to ... Read full review

Contents

To the Sound of Guns
3
A Glimpse of the Other Side
16
Choose My Future
29
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