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Red azalea [electronic resource]. Anchee Min.

Min, Anchee. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307781024 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Red Azalea is Anchee Min's celebrated memoir of growing up in the last years of Mao's China. As a child, she was asked to publicly humiliate a teacher; at seventeen, she was sent to work at a labor collective. Forbidden to speak, dress, read, write, or love as she pleased, she found a lifeline in a secret love affair with another woman. Miraculously selected for the film version of one of Madame Mao's political operas, Min's life changed overnight. Then Chairman Mao suddenly died, taking with him an entire world. A revelatory and disturbing portrait of China, Anchee Min's memoir is exceptional for its candor, its poignancy, its courage, and for its prose which Newsweek calls "as delicate and evocative as a traditional Chinese brush painting."From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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