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A Hundred Flowers

Gail Tsukiyama


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (8/6/2012)
Paperback (8/27/2013)
Compact Disc (8/7/2012)
Hardcover (8/7/2012)

August 2012 Indie Next List

“The words of Chairman Mao, 'Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend' prove to be a trap for Sheng, a high school teacher who dares to speak out against the Communist Party. He is imprisoned, leaving his wife and young son to make their home with his father, a retired university professor. Sharing their story through alternating voices, Tsukiyama is a masterful craftsman and storyteller, and the reader is quickly caught up in the turmoil of the early days of the Cultural Revolution in China.”
— Elizabeth Merritt, Titcomb's Bookshop, East Sandwich, MA
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A powerful new novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural Revolution in 1957.

Thorndike Press, 9781410455079, 371pp.

Publication Date: February 22, 2013

About the Author

Gail Tsukiyama is the bestselling author of six previous novels, including "The Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Women of the Silk "and "The Samurai's Garden, "as well as the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Award and the PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award. She lives in El Cerrito, California.