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Do not say we have nothing: a novel

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"In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his own life. I was ten years old."Master storyteller Madeleine Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations--those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square. At the center of this epic story are two young women, Marie and Ai-Ming. Through their relationship Marie strives to piece together the tale of her fractured family in present-day Vancouver, seeking answers in the fragile layers of their collective story. Her quest will unveil how Kai, her enigmatic father, a talented pianist, and Ai-Ming's father, the shy and brilliant composer, Sparrow, along with the violin prodigy Zhuli, were forced to reimagine their artistic and private selves during China's political campaigns and how their fates reverberate through the years with lasting consequences.
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9780393354720
9780393609882
9781501946974
9781501946905
9780393609899
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Grouping Titledo not say we have nothing
Grouping Authormadeleine thien
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2022-09-30 04:07:48AM
Last Indexed2022-09-30 04:39:19AM

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"In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his own life. I was ten years old."Master storyteller Madeleine Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations--those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square. At the center of this epic story are two young women, Marie and Ai-Ming. Through their relationship Marie strives to piece together the tale of her fractured family in present-day Vancouver, seeking answers in the fragile layers of their collective story. Her quest will unveil how Kai, her enigmatic father, a talented pianist, and Ai-Ming's father, the shy and brilliant composer, Sparrow, along with the violin prodigy Zhuli, were forced to reimagine their artistic and private selves during China's political campaigns and how their fates reverberate through the years with lasting consequences.
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Audiobooks (CD)
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989 -- Fiction
China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction
China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Chinese -- Canada -- Fiction
Families -- China -- Fiction
Families -- China -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Historical fiction
Intergenerational relations -- Fiction
Intergenerational relations -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Musicians -- Fiction
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Do not say we have nothing : a novel
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Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Do Not Say We Have Nothing A Novel
Do not say we have nothing : a novel / Madeleine Thien
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Do not say we have nothing
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a novel
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Audiobooks (CD)
Chinese
Families
Fiction
Historical Fiction
History
Intergenerational relations
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Musicians
Social life and customs

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