Freedom swimmer

Wai Chim

Book - 2021

"Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China's "Great Leap Forward", and lives a hard but adequate life, working in the fields. When a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re-education program, Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals...But despite his reservations, Ming befriends a charming city boy called Li. The two couldn't be more different, but slowly they form a bond over evening swims... and shared dreams. But as the bitterness of life under the Party begins to take its toll on both boys, they begin to imagine the impossible: freedom"--

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Subjects
Genres
Novels
Published
New York : Scholastic Press [2021]
Edition
First US edition
Language
English
Physical Description
236 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN
9781338656138
Main Author
Wai Chim (author)