Author(s): Ting-Xing Ye
A formidable and passionate memoir for younger readers, Ting-xing Ye tells, in the course of the eyes of a kid, the transferring tale of rising up in China all the way through the Cultural Revolution.
When Ting-xing Ye used to be born her aunt declared, Ah Si shi ge lao lu ming Number Four could have a troublesome existence for the indicators had been unfortunate. Events quickly bore out this merciless prediction.
Here is the real tale of fourteen-year-old Ting-xings tumultuous existence grew to become the other way up via Chinas Cultural Revolution. After the loss of life of each her folks, Ting-xing and her 4 siblings bear the brutality of Red Guard assaults on their colleges or even their space as they try in opposition to poverty and starvation. At 16, Ting-xing herself is exiled to a jail farm some distance from house.
Full of private and ancient element about this dramatic duration in Chinese historical past, My Name is Number Four has at its centre the feisty and brave Ting-xing, preventing to live on as a tender girl stuck up in occasions past her keep an eye on.