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Biographies and Memoirs Sparrows, Bedbugs, and Body Shadows: A Memoir (Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Studies) ISBN-10 0824829034, ISBN-13 978-0824829
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Sparrows, Bedbugs, and Body Shadows: A Memoir (Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Studies)

Growing up in revolutionary China, Sheldon (Xicheng) Lou was among the millions forced to adopt the goals of Mao’s new society. His captivating memoir, written against the backdrop of the early decades of the People’s Republic, offers a rare and personal look at China’s dream of a Communist paradise―from Mao’s preposterous campaign to rid the country of sparrows to the communes and backyard steel-making of the Great Leap Forward to the madness of...

By Sheldon Lou
Series: Intersections: Asian and Pacific American Transcultural Studies
Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (February 28, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0824829034
ISBN-13: 978-0824829032
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 5211234
Format: PDF ePub djvu book

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An incredibly poignant and touching memoir of Sheldon Lou's experiences while growing up in China during the Great Leap Forward and Cultural Revolution. Despite the personal challenges and tragedies, the author tells his story without the heaviness

Growing up in revolutionary China, Sheldon (Xicheng) Lou was among the millions forced to adopt the goals of Mao’s new society. His captivating memoir, written against the backdrop of the early decades of the People’s Republic, offers a rare and personal look at China’s dream of a Communist paradise―from Mao’s preposterous campaign to rid the country of sparrows to the communes and backyard steel-making of the Great Leap Forward to the madness of...
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