The Communist's Daughter

The Communist's Daughter

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Norman Bethune was a visionary whose dedication touched millions. Rebelling in childhood against his father's religion, he finds a calling himself, saving lives on the battlefield. In Republican Spain he fulfills his idealism, yet before long politics destroy his romance and drive him to seek refuge in China. Here, in service to a man eventually known as Mao Zedong, Bethune begins this account of his life and his cherished beliefs for the only person who still makes a future seem possible: the daughter he has never seen.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780002005289
000200528X
Branch Call Number: BOC
Characteristics: 321 p.

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Jan 13, 2014

This is a fictionalized account of Bethune in the form of a letter to a daughter born in Spain. Bethune is portrayed with his flaws. The book is fine, but I do not understand Bock's purpose in producing this story.

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