Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback

❰Reading❯ ➺ Red Azalea Author Anchee Min – Bunatime.co 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 coRed 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 Forbidde.

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Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback

Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback Anchee Min was born in Shanghai in 1957 At seventeen she was sent to a labor collective where a talent scout for Madame Mao's Shanghai Film Studio recruited her to work as a movie actress She moved to the United States in 1984 Her first memoir Red Azalea was an international bestseller published in twenty countries She has since published six novels including Pearl of China and the forthc

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  1. WILLIAM2 WILLIAM2 says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBI can recommend three excellent books on the late 20th century Chinese experience The first is Nien Cheng's Life and Death in Shanghai This memoir begins with Cheng’s victimization by the state at the onset of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in 1966 Harry Wu's Bitter Winds A Memoir of My Years in China's G


  2. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBA story of life during Mao’s Cultural Revolution in China 1966 1976 when many were killed or shipped off to forced labor farms Our heroine is sent as a young girl


  3. Aubrey Aubrey says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUB455There are books that make me especially grateful that I don't write reviews for anyone but myself in that I am perfectly free to write what I want how I want with attention paid to what I thought and the terms of civil discourse than the 'proper' way of reviewing This is one of themWhat we have here is a memoir written by a woman who grew to adulthood on the tail end of Mao's reign the book itself ending a few pages after the death of the Chairman who spearheaded the Cultural Revolution Anchee a name that she translates as 'Jade of Peace' grew up in a family fully conformed to the ideals of the Communism Her youth is filled with absorbing the ideals of the Communist Party in forms both written and sung the texts of Chairman Mao and the operas of Madame Mao Comrade Jiang Ching The older she grows the conflicted she becomes about the life that has been planned for her a struggle that begins when she is made to denounce h


  4. Margitte Margitte says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBThis is the memoir of a young girl facing the Cultural Revolution in China She experiences first the hope and jubilation then the disillusionment and sorrow if its ultimate impact Anchee Jade of Peace is raised on the teachings of Mao becomes a leader of the Little Red Guards in elementary school during the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in China As a bright young woman a child of two educated parents and oldest of four children she is sent off to work as a laborer on a farm called Red Fire Farm near the East China Sea where thousands of young people from the cities were sent to produce food in nothing than slave camps under the auspices of the Communist ideal It was 1974 Her par


  5. Chrissie Chrissie says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBSure this book is about the Cultural Revolution but it is even about both lesbian and heterosexual love relationships If a book about two women’s love for each other will bother you then I will advise you to look elsewhere Further it is a disturbing book in that if focuses on relationships where people use others for their own gain This is an autobiography and this book does relate what happened to the author during the Cultural Revolution I do admire the au


  6. Kavita Kavita says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUB Red Azalea is supposed to be Anchee Min's memoir of her life in China The name is taken from a propaganda opera in which Min acted The book is divided into three sections which deals with different phases in the author's life The writing is stilted Reading short sentences for 300 pages was a chore The author also does not use quotations so the book is really hard to read There are hundreds of she said and I said scattered over every page and separated only by commas and sometimes not even that There are times when I could not make out who was speaking because of this style of writing In short very badly written She said she welcomed us to break out of the small world of our personal concerns to be part of an operation on such a grand scale She said that we had just made our first step of the Long March Suddenly raising her voice she said that she wanted to introduce herself She said My name is Yan Sheng Yan as in discipline Sheng as in victory You ca


  7. Yvette Yvette says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBWhen I first started to read it I found that I had to put it down several times within the first couple chapters because the voice and imagery in the story resonated so clearly to me it was so heartbreaking violent confusing and upsetting despite my not being raised in China nor during the Cultural Revolution I think it resembled a similar


  8. Michael Arden Michael Arden says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBIrony builds upon irony in this autobiography of the best selling Chinese historical novelist Anchee Min During the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution a time which Chairman Mao coined as “permanent revolution” the Chinese people are totally oppressed and required to conform in a way crippling to the human spirit Young Ms Min is a naïve middle school student living with her family in a cramped apartment in Shanghai when she is recruited to become a Red Guard First she is required to denounce her dedicated elderly teacher who devotes her life to her stude


  9. Vasha7 Vasha7 says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBAt one point in this memoir Anchee Min quotes the proverb Poverty gives birth to evil personalities This book shows that happening but it is n


  10. CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian CaseyTheCanadianLesbrarian says:

    Red Azalea PDF/EPUB ↠ Paperback azalea epub, Red Azalea PDF/EPUBThis year I’ve been doing a reading project of only authors of colour pretty much all LGBTQ I’ve read a ton of great stuff and one of the best things this challenge has made me do is discover some authors that I never would have encountered otherwise One such writer is Anchee Min whose memoir Red Azalea I read a few weeks ago I was totally and utterly blown away by the gorgeous unique writing and the page turning I can’t believe this is true plot I can’t believe I might not have found this book if I hadn’t made an effort to research books by queer people of colour Shame on me for not reading this earlier Red Azalea follows Anchee note I decided to refer to her by her first name since it feels weird to call the character in the book by a last name growing up in the last days of Mao’s China during the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and 70s It was a movement to “purge” remaining capitalist and traditionalist elements in what was


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