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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Childhood of Genghua in a capitalist family Life little Genghua remembered under Japanese occupation How Chinese people keep their festivals before 1949 Life of Wu family before Communist Party takes over Shanghai The first two political movements have no effect on Wu family How capitalists get first financial blow & how Genghua fares in middle school Genghua's friend returns to Germany & capitalists get second financial blow Anti-rightist movement has little effect on Wu family The great leap-forward & steel-making movement Genghua learns English from some old scholars & makes new friends Tours in West-Suburb Park & to Suzhou City Genghua makes more friends & Mrs. Wu's afraid to bribe the policeman Capitalists get final financial blow in Cultural Revolution Rebels seize power of local governments & armed fights begin the nation over How Wu family fares in later period of Cultural Revolution Wu family seeks help for permits to Hong Kong & Lin Biao dies Genghua starts to translate classics & Cultural Revolution ends Genghua gets jobs & shows his talent in English teaching Genghua's friend Bai helps to get permits for his mother and brother to go to Hong Kong Genghua gets married How Genghua and his wife live and work Genghua publishes his first book & has a daughter Genghua and his family go to the United States.