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Author Lianke, Yan.

Title The four books / Yan Lianke ; translated from the Chinese by Carlos Rojas. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Grove Press, 2015.
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Summary In the ninety-ninth district of a sprawling reeducation compound, freethinking artists and academics are detained to strengthen their loyalty to Communist ideologies. They are forced to carry out grueling physical work and are encouraged to inform on each other for dissident behavior. The prize: winning the chance at freedom. They're overseen by preadolescent supervisor, the Child, who delights in reward systems and excessive punishments. When agricultural and industrial production quotas are raised to an unattainable level, the ninety-ninth district dissolves into lawlessness. And then, as inclement weather and famine set in, they are abandoned by the regime and left alone to survive.
Chronological Term 1949-1976
Subject Labor camps -- China -- Fiction.
Communism -- China -- Fiction.
Famines -- China -- Fiction.
Communism. (OCoLC)fst00870421
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Famines. (OCoLC)fst00920590
Labor camps. (OCoLC)fst00989882
China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-1976 -- Fiction.
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Genre Electronic books.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360.
ISBN 9780802191878 : $15.99
0802191878 : $15.99
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