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China in ten words

Author: 余华, 1960- ; Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Uses a framework of ten common phrases in the Chinese vernacular to offer insight into China's modern economic gaps, cultural transformations, and ubiquitous practices of deception.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 余华, 1960- ; Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
ISBN: 9780307379351 0307379353 9780307739797 0307739791
OCLC Number: 701810348
Description: x, 225 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: People --
Leader --
Reading --
Writing --
Lu Xun --
Revolution --
Disparity --
Grassroots --
Copycat --
Bamboozle.
Other Titles: Shi ge ci hui li de Zhongguo.
Ren min, ling xiu, yue du, xie tso, Lu Xun, ge min, cha ju, cao geng, shan zhai, hu you
Responsibility: Yu Hua ; translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr.

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Uses a framework of ten common phrases in the Chinese vernacular to offer insight into China's modern economic gaps, cultural transformations, and ubiquitous practices of deception.

"From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country's meteoric economic and social transformation."--Jacket.

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