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Zhu Xiao-Mei

3.87 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Zhu Xiao-Mei
The Secret Piano: From Mao's Labor Camps to Bach's Goldberg Variations (2007)
language
English
3.87 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This memoir is touching and interesting, exposing the terror of Mao's cultural revolution from Xiao-Mei's personal account. I found the first half riveting while the second half was lost on philosophical rants about history and music that were hard to follow (and I'm a musician f...
La rivière et son secret (2007)
language
English
3.88 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This is an autobiography of a woman who was sent to a labor camp when her music school was shut down. She spent 5 years in these camps, but never gave up on her passion for playing the piano. She is now a world renowned pianist and lives in France.The description of life in Chi...
Secret Piano, The: From Mao's Labor Camps to Bach's Goldberg Variations (2007)
language
English
3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Zhu Xiao-Mei was introduced to the piano at the age of 3. She quickly became a prodigy who won acceptance to a prestigious music school. Zhu Xiao-Mei was at this beloved school when the Cultural Revolution began and her life changed drastically. As students and teachers learne...
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