Forbidden City by William Bell
A Novel of Modern China

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Thrilled when his cameraman father invites him along on an assignment in China, seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson does not suspect that they will become part of the great historical events sweeping China in the spring of 1989.

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William Bell was born in Toronto in 1945 and went to school there until he graduated from the College of Education in 1970. Until 2002 he was a high school English teacher and department head in Ontario. Bell also taught at the Harbin University of Science and Technology, the Foreign Affairs College (both in China), and the University of British Columbia. He holds a Masters of Arts degree in Literature and a Master of Education degree.
Published January 1, 1990 by Doubleday. 199 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Travel. Fiction

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Alex, 17, is in China, where his father, a cameraman for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, has been assigned to cover Gorbachev's visit to Beijing.

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