Bao Bao's Odyssey: From Mao's Shanghai To Capitalist Hong Kong


by Ting, Paul

Bao Bao's Odyssey: From Mao's Shanghai To Capitalist Hong Kong

Price:  US$25.52   (SGD31.90*)
Format:  Paper Back, 296 pages
Published:  2012, Hong Kong, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789881993496
SB#:  053696 (803)

About This Book

This illuminating and heart-warming novel provides descriptions of everyday life in Mao's China in the 1950s-early 1960s, covering a series of important political and social events (such as the Hundred Flowers campaign, the Great Leap Forward movement, and the famine) from a teenager's innocent yet critical perspective. Mischievous adolescent Song Bao Bao follows Communist doctrine obediently and enthusiastically to pursue his dream of becoming a Nobel Prize winner. Then, one day he realises that, because of his background, he is and always will be ineligible to attend a good university in his home country.


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