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Do not say we have nothing, Madeleine Thien

Label
Do not say we have nothing
Title
Do not say we have nothing
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine Thien
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Canada in 1990, ten-year-old Marie and her mother invite a guest into their home: a young woman who has fled China in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square protests. Her name is Ai-Ming. As her relationship with Marie deepens, Ai-Ming tells the story of her family in revolutionary China, from the crowded teahouses in the first days of Chairman Mao's ascent, to the Shanghai Conservatory in the 1960s and the events leading to the Beijing demonstrations of 1989. It is a history of revolutionary idealism, music, and silence, in which three musicians, the shy and brilliant composer Sparrow, the violin prodigy Zhuli, and the enigmatic pianist Kai struggle during China's relentless Cultural Revolution to remain loyal to one another and to the music they have devoted their lives to. Forced to re-imagine their artistic and private selves, their fates reverberate through the years, with deep and lasting consequences for Ai-Ming - and for Marie
Awards note
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Shortlist 2017.
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Do not say we have nothing, Madeleine Thien
Label
Do not say we have nothing, Madeleine Thien
Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932262582
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
473 pages
Isbn
9781783782666
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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