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The communist"s daughter

Dennis Bock

The communist"s daughter

a novel

by Dennis Bock

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Published by Vintage in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bethune, Norman -- Fiction,
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDennis Bock.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.B559 C66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23162803M
    ISBN 10140009609X
    ISBN 109781400096091
    LC Control Number2008274628

    Dennis Bock’s novel The Communist’s Daughter met with praise from readers and reviewers the moment it reached bookstore shelves, debuting as an instant Maclean’s bestseller. This is the story of legendary Canadian doctor Norman Bethune—visionary, radical, martyr. Amidst the death and chaos of the Japanese army’s advance into the hills of northern China, Bethune composes a wrenching /5(5). The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter Jane Lazarre Duke University Press (Sep 8, ) Hardcover $ (pp) This is the story of a family and its struggle between old and new homelands, between idealism and reality.

    Get this from a library! The communist's daughter: a novel. [Dennis Bock] -- Rebelling against the religion of his father, dedicated physician Norman Bethune finds his calling saving lives on the battlefield, from Republican Spain to China, where in the service of Mao Zedong. Aroa Moreno Duran is the author of the critically acclaimed debut novel THE COMMUNIST'S DAUGHTER, winner of the Premio Ojo Critico for Best Fiction of the Year. She studied journalism in Madrid, has a Masters in Publishing, and a Masters degree in Radio and TV.

    Book Reviews. The Communist’s Daughter. by Dennis Bock. Telling a fictional story from the point of view of a well-known Canadian figure is a risky venture, especially when much of the story takes place on the battlefields of Europe and China. When many readers are already acquainted with the protagonist, which facts can be stretched and bent.   Norman Bethune was an earlyth-century doctor without borders: The pioneering battlefield surgeon worked on the front lines of the Spanish civil war and China’s Communist….


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