Niu-Niu was four years old when, amidst the rubble of charred books and tattered curtains that had been her comfortable "bourgeois" home, she watched in horror the mindless beating of her helpless parents, and saw them bloody and with shaven heads, taken away for what seemed like forever. That traumatic day marked the end of Niu-Niu's innocent childhood. Two days after she was born, on May 16, 1966, Mao Zedung began his "Great Cultural Revolution, " which caused untold suffering. Niu-Niu's "intellectual" family were among ...

No Tears for Mao 2004, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780897334105