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Forbidden City is a novel based on the events of the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989. It is a story of maturation/coming of age.

Forbidden City
William Bell - Forbidden City.jpeg
AuthorWilliam E. Bell
Cover artistWorld Wide Photos
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish
GenreFiction
PublisherSeal Books by arrangement with Doubleday Canada
Publication date
1990
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages274
ISBN0-7704-2813-4

AwardsEdit

The book is the winner of the Ruth Schwartz Award for Excellence, the Belgium Prize for Excellence and several other awards.[1]

CurriculumEdit

The book is often included in reading material for North American schools.[2]

CensorshipEdit

The book is currently banned in China.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Book, RandomHouse. "Forbidden City by William Bell". RandomHouse.ca. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  2. ^ Online, Teacher Resources. "Online Resources for Students & Teachers". Saskatoon Public School Division. Online Learning Centre. Retrieved 11 June 2010.