Tuesday, April 14, 2009
Yung Fu of the Upper Yangtze
13 year old Young Fu is only used to the rural farming life that he had grown up in. Now, as Young Fu moves into the city of Chungking, he experiences the loud, busy life style of city life. Young Fu works for a coppersmith named Tang as an apprentice where most of his adventures happen or start. This story takes place in the 1920's, when cars are brand new and China is fighting against having a communist government. Young Fu has many errands to run, on occasion out of the city. Once he goes on a boat with Tang and saves the the money on board as the boat is over run by bandits! THIS IS A GREAT BOOK!