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The Great Chinese Famine from 1958 to 1962 as Discussed in Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine by Jasper Becker
In this book review, a student analyzes the findings of the work Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine by Jasper Becker. The student notes that Becker wrote his book based off of eyewitness accounts and that the work can help people get a better idea of China's modern history. The student also provides a general overview of the causes of the famine.