From the Publisher
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
Closely based on eyewitness accounts of the massacre in Beijing,
Forbidden City is a powerful and frightening story.
About the Author
William Bell's young adult novels have been translated into nine
languages and have won a number of awards, among them the Manitoba
Readers' Choice Award, the Mr. Christie's Award, the Ruth Schwartz
Award, and the Canadian Librarians' Association Award. He lives in
Orillia, Ontario, with author Ting-xing Ye.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Published: March 26, 1999
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0770428134
ISBN - 13: 9780770428136