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Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party - A Novel

Ying Chang Compestine

Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable with her life; her parents are both dedicated doctors in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of Mao's political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual disintegration of her world. In an atmosphere of increasing mistrust, Ling fears for the safety of her neighbors, and soon for herself and family. Over the course of four years, Ling manages to blossom, even as she suffers more horrors than many people face in a lifetime. Drawing from her childhood experience, Ying Chang Compestine brings hope and humor to this powerful story of a girl who comes of age and fights to survive during the Cultural Revolution.

Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable with her life; her parents are both dedicated doctors in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of Mao's political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual disintegration of her world. In an atmosphere of increasing mistrust, Ling fears for the safety of her neighbors, and soon for herself and family. Over the course of four years, Ling manages to blossom, even as she suffers more horrors than many people face in a lifetime. Drawing from her childhood experience, Ying Chang Compestine brings hope and humor to this powerful story of a girl who comes of age and fights to survive during the Cultural Revolution.
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Nine-year-old Ling is very comfortable with her life; her parents are both dedicated doctors in the best hospital in Wuhan. But when Comrade Li, one of Mao's political officers, moves into a room in their apartment, Ling begins to witness the gradual disintegration of her world. In an atmosphere of increasing mistrust, Ling fears for the safety of her neighbors, and soon for herself and family. Over the course of four years, Ling manages to blossom, even as she suffers more horrors than many people face in a lifetime. Drawing from her childhood experience, Ying Chang Compestine brings hope and humor to this powerful story of a girl who comes of age and fights to survive during the Cultural Revolution.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jodi Long

Length:

4h 49m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:05


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:33


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:08


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:45


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:06


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:08


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:38


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:25


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:51


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:53


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:49


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:35


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:59


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:34


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:46


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:11


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:25


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:05


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:48


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:53


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

03:18


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

02:56


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:00


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:45


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:38


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:24


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:07


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:42


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:03


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:03


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:07


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:39


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:30


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:35


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:22


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:25


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:10


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:04


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:16


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:53


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:15


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

02:59


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:52


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:00


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:58


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:01


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:57


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:57


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:36


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:03


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

03:41


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:00


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:21


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:59


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:49


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:29


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:43


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

02:33


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:36