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By Wei Yang Chao,Jasmin Darznik

ISBN-10: 0998196010

ISBN-13: 9780998196015

In August 1966, a 14-year-old boy in Beijing is thrust into violence and chaos because the Cultural Revolution starts off to blaze throughout China. Fifty years later, Red Fire, transforming into Up through the chinese language Cultural Revolution, offers the 1st intimate account from somebody who lived via those occasions and survived.  Wei Yang tells his riveting tale: how rebels attacked and publicly humiliated his kin, upended his schooling, and despatched him out right into a state rendered unrecognizable by means of violence and radical ideology. Red Fire reveals his households' struggles in an more and more remoted and adverse tradition. After mass rallies at Tiananmen sq., he witnesses assaults on lecturers and professors, and the disintegration of his mom and dad' lives as tolerance and freedom start to collapse and he himself is forged into exile. Red Fire chronicles social upheaval during the willing, but naive,  eyes of undefined, giving readers a desirable and extraordinary glimpse into the chinese language Cultural Revolution. This is a unprecedented and enchanting tale, informed with genuine strength and heartbreaking honesty.

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