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Dreams of Joy: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part Two: The Rabbit Dodges: Chapters 11 - 13 Summary

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Part Two: The Rabbit Dodges: Chapters 11 - 13 Summary

Pearl: May and Pearl write frequent letters to each other using the illegal contacts they have maintained through Hong Kong. Whenever May writes she includes money sewn inconspicuously into the hems of clothing so that it isn't stolen by the mail censors. The sisters speak in careful code, always hoping that the other can interpret what they truly mean in their letters. After weeks of begging from May, Joy finally admits that she has found Z.G. and that they are taking Joy back to the countryside to live on the commune. China has initiated The Great Leap Forward - a social campaign aimed to transform China into the model communist country capable of overpowering the United States and other "imperialist countries in only a matter of years - and Z.G. is being sent...

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