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Calls Across the Pacific

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Published by Inanna Publication in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English


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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 U.S. 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, as an escaped citizen who has returned with an American passport, Nina puts herself in dangerous situations and finds herself needing to flee from the red terror once again.

The Physical Object
FormatPapperback, iBook
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25879928M
ISBN 101771332298
ISBN 109781771332293
LC Control Number2015513538
OCLC/WorldCa914400251

Calls Across The Pacific by Zoe S. Roy (Book Review) Calls Across The Pacific is not a long book but is packed with so much information that you’ll be hard pressed to put it down. Easy to read, narrated with a story-teller’s voice, it is highly recommended by this reviewer. Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Bridge across the Pacific. By Kang Liao. Read preview. Synopsis. This book applies the reception theory to analyzing the reasons for the early success of her novels and the ensuing neglect of her works by the critics, historicizes the significance of her unique function in changing the American image of the Chinese.

  Directed by John Huston, Vincent Sherman. With Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Charles Halton. In December , ex-army captain Rick Leland boards a Japanese ship heading to Asia via the Panama Canal where his Japanese hosts show interest in the American defense plans for the canal zone/10(K). Calls Across the Pacific A Novel (Book): Roy, Zoë S.: "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 U.S. 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.

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Calls Across the Pacific is the second novel by Zoe S. Roy that describes the lives of characters affected by China’s Maoist Cultural Revolution ()/5(5). Echoing 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/5. Editorial Reviews "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 : Zoë S.

Roy is the author of BUTTERFLY TEARS (), THE LONG MARCH HOME (), CALLS ACROSS THE PACIFIC (), and SPINSTER KANG (), published by Inanna Publications. Zoë S. Roy other Books Read a sample Buy Now $ kindle eBook, Paperback. Calls Across the Pacific describes Nina, the main character and her desire to cross the Pacific Ocean to freedom and her return again to her past.

Although the story is fiction, it is based on history. This story is about love, heart break, courage, and happiness.5/5(1).

"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.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Calls Across the Pacific by Zoë S. Roy, OctoberInanna Publication edition, Papperback, iBook in English.

Calls Across the Pacific is a valuable work of political science. For those interested in Mao’s China and his role in history, or in dissidence in totalitarian regimes, this book provides a valuable insider’s glimpse at a dark episode in China’s history.

———-A Review of Zoë S. Roy’s Calls Across the Pacific. Her publications include a collection of short stories, Butterfly Tears (), and two novels, The Long March Home () and Calls across the Pacific (), all published by Inanna Publications.

She holds an M.A. in Atlantic Canada Studies from Saint Mary's University and a in Adult Education from the University of New Brunswick. Calls Across the Pacific, Paperback by Roy, Zoe S., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Fleeing the Cultural Revolution, a young Nina Huang says goodbye to her family and friends, and steals across the bay to Hong Kong.

Calls Across the Pacific. 20 likes. A novels that tells the story of Nina who flees from the red terror once ers: Calls across the Pacific: a novel. [Zoë S Roy] -- 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 U.S.

and later to Canada. Calls Across the Pacific is the second novel by Zoe S. Roy that describes the lives of characters affected by China’s Maoist Cultural Revolution (). Her first very good novel, The Long March Home published inwas 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.

Amid the Cultural Revolution, Nina Huang says goodbye to her boyfriend, Dahai, who plans to join the Vietcong in the Vietnam War, and sneaks across the bay by boat to Hong Kong where she is granted political asylum in the United States. After her. “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. Get this from a library. Calls across the Pacific: a novel.

[Zoë S Roy] -- Amid the Cultural Revolution, Nina Huang says goodbye to her boyfriend, Dahai, who plans to join the Vietcong in the Vietnam War, and sneaks across the bay by boat to Hong Kong where she is granted.

The novel tells the story of a young woman, one of the sent-down youths, who flees the Chinese Cultural Revolution.

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After her escape from. Across the Pacific is a American spy film set on the eve of the entry of the United States into World War film was directed first by John Huston, then by Vincent Sherman after Huston joined the United States Army Signal stars Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, and Sydney e the title, the action of the action never progresses across the Pacific, concluding in Music by: Adolph Deutsch.

Calls across the Pacific, a novel by Zoë S. Roy. (paperback), Toronto Public Library. In Calls Across the Pacific, Zoë S. Roy recounts the journey of Nina Huang, a Chinese woman who when a teenager was sentenced to a re-education camp during Chairman Mao’s Cultural risks her life in a daring midnight escape past patrol boats to cross to Hong Kong on her first step to freedom.

The book is presented in the form of a fiction, but its substance is that of a /5(14).Calls across the Pacific: a novel / Author: by Zoë S.

Roy. Publication info: Toronto, Canada: Inanna Publications and Education Inc., [].The book is a series of essays, I suspect, topics compiled over a decade or more by a cultural studies-leaning anthropologist, but rounded into a coherent text about what the author calls “Japanese cute-cool,” with the linking theoretical theme of Joseph Nye’s (/) concept of “Soft Power” that bookends the volume.