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In 'Forbidden City' Vannessa Hua writes about communism in 1960s era China

Find a book excerpt from “Forbidden City” here.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Vanessa Hua about her new novel, “Forbidden City,” centering around a teenage girl from a small village who is selected to serve the Communist Party and Chairman Mao at the start of the Cultural Revolution in China.

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