The Palest Ink by Kay Bratt audiobook

The Palest Ink

By Kay Bratt
Read by Will Damron

Brilliance Audio 9781503946163

The Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters Series

12.22 Hours 1
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A sheltered son from an intellectual family in Shanghai, Benfu spends 1966 anticipating a promising violinist career and an arranged marriage. On the other side of town lives Pony Boy, a member of a lower-class family—but Benfu’s best friend all the same. Their futures look different but guaranteed…until they’re faced with a perilous opportunity to leave a mark on history. At the announcement of China’s Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao’s Red Guard members begin their assault, leaving innocent victims in their wake as they surge across the country. With political turmoil at their door, both Benfu and Pony Boy must face heart-wrenching decisions regarding family, friendship, courage, and loyalty to their country during one of the most chaotic periods in history. The prequel to the beloved Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters series, The Palest Ink depicts Benfu’s coming-of-age during the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution.

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Summary

A sheltered son from an intellectual family in Shanghai, Benfu spends 1966 anticipating a promising violinist career and an arranged marriage. On the other side of town lives Pony Boy, a member of a lower-class family—but Benfu’s best friend all the same. Their futures look different but guaranteed…until they’re faced with a perilous opportunity to leave a mark on history.

At the announcement of China’s Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao’s Red Guard members begin their assault, leaving innocent victims in their wake as they surge across the country. With political turmoil at their door, both Benfu and Pony Boy must face heart-wrenching decisions regarding family, friendship, courage, and loyalty to their country during one of the most chaotic periods in history.

The prequel to the beloved Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters series, The Palest Ink depicts Benfu’s coming-of-age during the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution.

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Author Bio: Kay Bratt

Author Bio: Kay Bratt

Kay Bratt is a child advocate and author who lives in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina. She lived in China for over four years, and because of her experiences working with orphans, she strives to be the voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. She is currently an active volunteer for the nonprofit organization called An Orphan’s Wish. If you would like to read more about what started her career as an author, and also meet the children she knew and loved in China, read her poignant memoir, Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 12.22
Audience: Adult
Language: English