PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´

freedom mobile swimmer ebok Freedom Swimmer KindleFamine that killed his parents during China's 'Great Leap Forward' and lives a hard but adeuate life working in the fieldsWhen a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re education program Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals They're not used to hard labou

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Famine that killed his parents during China's 'Great Leap Forward' and lives a hard but adeuate life working in the fieldsWhen a group of city boys comes to the village as part of a Communist Party re education program Ming and his friends aren't sure what to make of the new arrivals They're not used to hard labou

PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ Wai Chim grew up in New York City and now calls Sydney Australia home She is the author of the 'Chook Chook' series published by UP and most recently 'Freedom Swimmer' with Allen Unwin You can find her online at waichimcom or on twitter onewpc.

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  • CW (The Quiet Pond) ✨

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer KindleNote review will discuss themes that may be distressing; tw's for death and povertyBefore I delve into my high praises for this book I want you to go into this book review knowing one thing Freedom Swimmer by Wai Chim was based on the author's father's life I didn't know this when I read Freedom Swimmer; I only knew when I read the very end So knowing this let me tell you how much I love Freedom Swimmer and why you and everyone should read one of my top reads of 2017If you want to talk about memorable beginnings let's talk about Freedom Swimmer The prologue of this book is set during the time of the Great Leap Forward and later on is set during the Cultural Revolution Freedom Swimmer sets a somber tone within the first page by centering its perspective on a young and poor boy by the name of Ming who is recently orphaned following the death of his mothe


  • Jeann (Happy Indulgence)

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer KindleThis review appears on Happy Indulgence Check it out for reviewsHaving parents who have immigrated from Asia in search of a better life – Freedom Swimmer is a story that holds true to my heart It’s an eye opening and humbling story about two brave boys with nothing but the courage in their heart and bravery in their souls – and I’m still reeling from feels after reading itIt’s so easy to forget the luxuries that are afforded to us everyday while living in a first world country Food showers education freedom of speech – these are things that we should be thankful for everyday Living in Communist China and being a part of Mao’s Red Guards Li and Meng live a simple village life where these luxuries aren’t easily accessible Chairman Mao’s authorities control what they can do how they can behave and what they can think at least openly anyway It was disturbing seeing how easily the authorities could turn friends into enemies or how they could so freely punish in


  • Kelly (Diva Booknerd)

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer KindleA few weeks ago I read a review for Freedom Swimmer on Happy Indulgence and was touched by Jeann's review She spoke about how her family had migrated to Australia in which most families search for freedom and an


  • K.

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer Kindle35 stars Honestly I think this would have had much of an impact on me if I hadn't read The Four Books earlier this year which deals with The Great Leap Forward in extensive detail So going from that to a young adult version that deals with the deal and the famine in asomewhat sanitised fashion? Eeeeeeeeh That said it's probably just the right level of brutal for a young adult audience And it's definitely a powerful story about two teenage boys struggling for survival in 1960s China And I had no idea that SWIMMING THROUGH SHARK INFESTED WATERS was seen as a good way out of 1960s China So it's a powerful story But it could have been


  • Amanda

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer Kindle Freedom Swimmer is Wai Chim's first novel for young adults and is based true events and her father's life in China The prologue is set in the winter of 1962 a year after China's Great Leap Forward Eleven year old Ming Hong lives in Dingzai a small fishing village on the Dapeng Peninsula in the district of Longgang Guangdong province His father who has been missing for years loved to swim and instilled this love in Ming as well but he disappeared one night Now Ming's mother has died of starvation He takes her body to the river and returns to an empty house It's at this time that Ming meets Fei a girl from Long chi a neighbouring village but they are soon separated and Ming doesn't have the courage to seek her outThe story picks up again in 1968 Ming now shares a room with three other boys all without families They live in poverty with no electricity or running water They work each day in the fields overseen by


  • NJ

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer Kindlemaybe there's to the end of the day than just darkness Maybe in the nightfall we will find the true lightA heart rending story set in real life dystopian history of China's cultural revolution A story of friendship hope and freedomI have thoroughly enjoyed reading Freedom Swimmer I was attracted to this book initially because there isn't many literature written in English on the cultural revolution in China During the revolution period of 1962 1976 people living in China had to use ration tickets in exchange for food clothing and furniture This was a period where family members turned against each other teachers and business owners publically whipped and shamed for being bourgeois and young students recruited to join the communist


  • Wendy

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer KindleOriginally posted hereInspired by the true story of the author’s father who swam from mainland China to Hong Kong in search of freedom I really enjoyed Freedom Swimmer And yay for historical fiction Australian YA and ownvoicesMy thoughtsThe premise and historical settingI’ve said multiple times that historical fiction is my favourite genre at least right now because of how it’s both an imaginative and relatable reading experience Reading Freedom Swimmer definitely gave me this but it particularly stood out because of the premise how it was inspired by the incredible courage of real people who swam to Hong Kong and of the genuine hardships they faced in mainland China Up until now my knowledge of the Cultural Revolution has been a haphazar


  • Jenna

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer Kindle45 stars


  • Tien

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer KindleA second read and that ending still gets to meI don't particularly remember my thoughts from my first read and evidently I was too lazy to type it up However this time around I was struck byjust how very dystopian this book soundsthe sweetly subtle romance the powerful bond of friendship of 'brotherhood' Freedom Swimmer is imbued with heartache and it was uite uncomfortable to read even if I didn't know the ending you just know that something was wrong and something worse may come yet The strength courage of these boys were something to be admired Freedom Swimmer is a story of friendship of brotherhood of finding hope and life where you expect none It's a tale filled with weary s


  • Read3r’z Re-Vu

    PDF Wai Chim ´ ´ Freedom Swimmer PDF EPUB ´ freedom mobile, swimmer ebok, Freedom Swimmer Kindle“A heart rending story set in real life dystopian history of China’s cultural revolution A story of friendship hope and freedom I have thoroughly enjoyed reading Freedom Swimmer I was attracted to this book initially because there weren’t many books written in English on the cultural revolution in China During the revolution period of 1962 1976 people living in China had to use ration tickets in exchange for food clothing and furniture This was a period where family members turned against each other teachers and business owners publically whipped and shamed for being “exploitative” and young students recruited to the Red Guard to spread the words of Mao Zedong Chairman Mao Mao Zedong’s words and ideology brainwashed and manipulated a generation of young men and women putting them through unimaginable suffering separating them from their famil


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