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Forbidden City (Laurel Leaf Books)by William Bell
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Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing. Once there, Alex finds himself on his own in Tian An Men Square as desperate students fight the Chinese army for their freedom. Separated from his father and carrying illegal videotapes, Alex must trust the students to help him escape.
Closely based on eyewitness accounts of the massacre in Beijing, Forbidden City is a powerful and frightening story.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Originally published: Toronto: Bantam Books, 1990.
Contemporary adventure story about a teenage Canadian boy and his father swept up in the recent student revolt in China.
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