The Resource A hundred flowers, Gail Tsukiyama, (electronic resource)

A hundred flowers, Gail Tsukiyama, (electronic resource)

Label
A hundred flowers
Title
A hundred flowers
Statement of responsibility
Gail Tsukiyama
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful new novel about an ordinary family facing extraordinary times at the start of the Chinese Cultural RevolutionChina, 1957. Chairman Mao has declared a new openness in society: "Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend." Many intellectuals fear it is only a trick, and Kai Ying's husband, Sheng, a teacher, has promised not to jeopardize their safety or that of their young son, Tao. But one July morning, just before his sixth birthday, Tao watches helplessly as Sheng is dragged away for writing a letter criticizing the Communist Party and sent to a labor camp for "reeducation." A year later, still missing his father desperately, Tao climbs to the top of the hundred-year-old kapok tree in front of their home, wanting to see the mountain peaks in the distance. But Tao slips and tumbles thirty feet to the courtyard below, badly breaking his leg. As Kai Ying struggles to hold her small family together in the face of this shattering reminder of her husband's absence, other members of the household must face their own guilty secrets and strive to find peace in a world where the old sense of order is falling. Once again, Tsukiyama brings us a powerfully moving story of ordinary people facing extraordinary circumstances with grace and courage
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tsukiyama, Gail
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jane Carr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carr, Jane
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Forced labor
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A hundred flowers, Gail Tsukiyama, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823964
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11823964
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 03 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823964
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823964
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Tape width
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Label
A hundred flowers, Gail Tsukiyama, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11823964
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11823964
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 03 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823964
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823964
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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