Chinas Son



Chinas Son A candid memoir about growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, adapted by the author from his Colors of the Mountain, published by Random House.Da Chen was born in China in 1962 The grandson of a landlord, he and his family were treated as outcasts in Communist China In school, Da was an excellent student until a teacher told him that, because of his family s crimes, he could never be than a poor farmer Feeling his fate was hopeless, Da responded by dropping out and hanging around with a gang However, after Mao s death, Da realized that an education and college might be possible, but he had to make up for the time he d wasted He began to study all day and into the night His entire family rallied to help him succeed, working long hours in the rice fields and going into debt to ensure that Da would have an education When the final exam results were posted, he had one of the highest scores in the region and had earned a place at the prestigious Beijing University Now his family s past would not harm their future From the Hardcover edition. New Download Chinas Son author Da Chen For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • Chinas Son
  • Da Chen
  • English
  • 21 June 2018
  • 044022926X

10 thoughts on “Chinas Son

  1. Tarn Potter says:

    Is it too late to know about Cultural Revolution in China in period of Chairman Mao, 1966 If yes, it is my personal fault I am a Thai pampered girl who never opens her eyes, seeing something s near and valuable but swinging her eyes on something beyond and hard to reach to then was suffered.If no, it is my turn to repay it by reviewing this book, China s Son growing up in the Cultural Revolution, to make it is part of my beautiful memories.China s son was found in Flinders University library a Is it too late to know about Cultural Revolution in China in period of Chairman Mao, 1966 If yes, it is my personal fault I am a Thai pampered girl who never opens her eyes, seeing something s near and valuable but swinging her eyes on something beyond and hard to reach to then was suffered...

  2. Reid says:

    The interesting story of growing up in the Cultural Revolution.Da Chen s family was outcast during this time because they had been landlords Da Chen tells what it was like for his family and himself to fight off the discrimination and humiliation at the hands of neighbors and townspeople because of his family and his background.Humorous at times, gut wrenching at other times this is an honest book about the human struggle to survive in really tough times.Da a...

  3. Mabel says:

    During the 1950s and 1960s, China faced a time of revolution Communist became the most common and trust belief while previously rich landlords were now treated as outcasts Da Chen s family had previously been wealthy during his grandfather s time but by his birth his family no longer had the wealth or status that they previously had As his family was treated as an outcast by society Da decide...

  4. Jill says:

    This is a memoir with twists as convoluted as real life despair, hope, irresponsibility, and dedication take their turns The end result is a not altogether comfortable story of growing up in 1970s China Unlike...

  5. Jenny says:

    Biography of Da Chen growing up in China during the Cultural Revolution He comes from a dispsed landlord family, and struggles against that prejudice He is tormented in school and almost leaves repeatedly He becomes friends with the town juvenile delinquents and has a future o...

  6. Amy Young says:

    I ve got to stop trolling for Kindle library books I hadn t realized I d read this about ten years ago I liked it better then.

  7. Rakianshai says:

    The Chinese Great Proletartian Cultural Revolution from the view of a country boy who is the son of a former landlord.

  8. omran says:

    The interesting story of growing up in the Cultural Revolution.Da Chen s family was outcast during this time because they had been landlords Da Chen tells what it was like for his family and himself to fight off the discrimination and humiliation at the hands of neighbors and townspeople because of his family and his background.Humorous at times, gut wrenching at other times this is an honest book about the human struggle to survive in really tough times.Da and his brother Jin found a way out f The interesting story of growing up in the Cultural Revolution.Da Chen s family was outcast during...

  9. Orinoco Womble (tidy bag and all) says:

    This author is going on my read everything you can get your hands on list The author and I are the same age, and I remember reading a little a very little about the evils of the Cultural Revolution in the magazines my grassroots rural American parents bought, such as Reader s Digest It was with some trepidation, therefore, that I picked up this book, wondering if I was going to find disturbing depictions of inhumanity and violence I had forgotten for a moment that to a child, what they gr This author is going on my read everything you can get your hands on list The author and I are the same age, and I remember reading a little a very little about the evils of the Cultural Revolution in the magazines my grassroots rural American parents bought, such as Reader s Digest It was with some trepidation, therefore, that I picked up this book, wondering if I was going to find disturbing depictions of in...

  10. Cynthia says:

    I found this book to be unbelievable because never in my life had I heard a story that was this captivating and motivating during the Cultural Revolution Da Chen, the author of this book wrote this book based upon his true life experience and his struggle of growing up during the Cultural Revolution Da Chen started describing his life of how he was treated during the revolution He was the landlord s son so all the poor farmers and people hated those who are rich at Yellow Stone The poor woul I found this book to be unbelievable because never in my life had ...

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