The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir

The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir

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A Washington Post Best of 2012 pick

Three generations of a family living under one roof reflect the dramatic transformations of an entire society in this memoir of life in 20th century China

When Wenguang Huang was nine years old, his grandmother became obsessed with her own death. Fearing cremation, she extracted from her family the promise to bury her after she died. This was in Xi’an, a city in central China, in the 1970s, when a national ban on all traditional… (more)

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A trenchantly observed story that depicts the clash of traditional and modern Chinese culture with a powerful combination of sensitivity and mordant irony.

Book Details  

Publisher: Riverhead (April 26, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 243 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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