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[Reading] ➶ Calls Across the Pacific ➬ Zoë S. Roy – Citybells.co.uk Fleeing the Cultural Revolution a young Nina Huang says goodbye to her family and friends and steals across the bay to Hong Kong afterward immigrating to the US and later to Canada Twice she returns tReading Calls Across the Pacific Zoë S Roy Citybellscouk Fleeing the Cultural Revolution a young Nina Huang says goodbye to her family and friends and steals across the bay to Hong Kong afterward immigrating to the US and later to Canada Twice she returns t Fleeing the Cultural Revolution a young Nina Huang says goodbye to her family and friends and steals across the bay to Hong Kong afterward immigrating to the US and later to Canada Twice she returns to China to reunite with her mother as well as friends and to see how Chinese society and politics are evolving However Calls Across Kindle as an escaped citizen who has returned with an American passport Nina

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Er ending uest for transformation and beauty” —Bianca Lakoseljac author of Summer of the Dancing Bear“With Calls Across the Pacific Zoë Roy continues to plumb her firsthand knowledge of everyday life in Maoist China Her experience of this endlessly fascinating era combined with a talent for detailed humorous and sometimes heartbreaking storytelling makes for a fine novel which delights and informs in eual measure Roy captures the culture shock that assaults her protagonist Nina Huang and shows how her birth culture never uite lets go despite ownership of the iconic American passport”—Amanda Hale author of Sounding the Blood The Reddening Path My Sweet Curiosity and In the Embrace of the Alligator

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Calls Across the PacificPuts herself in dangerous situations and finds herself needing to flee from the red terror once again“Zoe S Roy’s novel Calls Across the Pacific is a fascinating journey of a young woman Nina Huang whose adventure begins during the Cultural Revolution in China follows her immigration to the United States and eventually leads her to a new life in Canada The story entwines the intimacy of a memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history enmeshing us in the challenges of breaking away not only from the violent persecution of communism but also from the oppressive moral norms of a tradition bound China This courageous tale of perseverance in the face of adversity is a timeless rendering of the nev

Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Born in China Zoë S Roy an avid reader even during the Cultural Revolution writes literary fiction with a focus on women’s cross cultural experiences She holds an MEd in Adult Education and an MA in Atlantic Canada Studies from the University of New Brunswick and Saint Mary’s University She currently lives in Toronto and taught for Calls Across Kindle - the Toronto Public School Board for yearsBeing a contributo.

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  • Gary Severance

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificCalls Across the Pacific is the second novel by Zoe S Roy that describes the lives of characters affected by China’s Maoist Cultural Revolution 1966 1976 Her first very good novel The Long March Home published in 2011 was the story of three generations of women one immersed in the time of Maoist oppression one who escaped it in part and a third who was not directly involved but seeks to understand her family’s legacy of life in the vast ever changing China In her second novel Ms Roy develops the character Nina Huang who escapes from Number 5 Military Farm a re education location for individuals from families tainted by family


  • Nicola Mansfield

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificA brilliant historical fiction set in the 1970s of a young woman who escaped Maoist China to freedom via Hong Kong to the US and finally comes to rest in Canada But she doesn't find her final rest until she is able to go back and find out what happened to those she left behind which she is able to do in the days leading up to the death of Chairman Mao The story flashes between the present 1970s and the early 1960s when Nina's family was persecuted by the Mao regime and she herself was at first a Red Guard before being shamed for her parent's crimes and sent to a re education camp Takes a good look at the travesties inflicted on the people of any ilk under Mao's regime and Nina through her research on political science and a book she is writing brings both the political system and capitalism vs communism under the lens of an inuiring mind The writer leads us through the people of China showing that revolutions don't always


  • Cynthia

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificAnother great novel by Zoe S Roy I learned so much about the Cultural Revolution It's like a history lesson that I couldn't put down I liked the simple straightforward flow of the book and learning about Nina As an Atlantic Canadian I appreciated the East Coast settings Well done


  • Michael Neely

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificSuch a marvelous theme but sadly for me it was very superficial like dessert without dinner Everybody was friendly and helpful and there was too much like Then the two strangers became good friends I hope the author keeps developing her Chinese Western theme but goes deeper than the skin of her characters


  • Marlene Reher

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificIt’s an intriguing story of a bold woman who escaped from Mao’s China and lived in North America I enjoyed reading her experience Some were scaring and some were funny The novel took me back to other times and places


  • Dorothy Mariotti

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificThank you to Zoe S Roy the author and Goodreads for the opportunity to of read the novel Calls Across The Pacific It was interesting to learn about the Cultural Revolution in China as this young woman flees China and the hardships the people endured It opened my eyes to want to learn about the time period during Maoist China and to be thankful for the freedoms I enjoy I am looking forward to reading from this author Great read


  • Jin

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificIt was a very interesting and touching voyage through China and USA accompanying a young Chinese woman in her journey to find her own self The story felt so natural and even though the language was rather neutral it still described the world


  • Marion Marchetto

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificIn actuality Calls Across The Pacific by Zoe S Roy deserves four and half stars This intriguing story of life under Chairman Mao is centered around the young woman Nina Huang has spent the past several years in a military labor camp working the land and being re educated by the peasants there As a one time member of Mao's Red Guards she was a support of the Cultural Revolution but when her father was arrested as an enemy of the state and her mother supported her husband and was placed on house arrest Nina was sent down for re education Nina has many


  • Ling Zhang

    Download Calls Across the Pacific doc ô Paperback Calls Across the PacificEchoing the theme of her last novel The Long March Home Zoe Roy's new novel Calls Across the Pacific is a gripping tale of escape from a dark past and pursuit of an unforeseeable future The journey of escape is filled with unspeakable danger and hardship which Nina Huang the heroine of the book endures with courage and dignity However the entrance into the free world does not guarantee a happy ending On the contrary it just opens up another can of worms as Nina's heart knows no peace until she can come to term