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The fat years

Author: Chan Koonchung
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beijing, sometime in the future. Economic armageddon has ravaged the West, but China has emerged richer and stronger. The Chinese own Starbucks, which now serves dragon lattes. But mysteriously, a month has gone missing from historical records, and no-one can remember a thing about it.
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Genre/Form: Dystopias
Fiction in translation
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chan Koonchung
ISBN: 9780385619189 0385619189
OCLC Number: 827178301
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Description: 266 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Chan Koonchung.

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Beijing, sometime in the near future: a month has gone missing from official records. No one has any memory of it, and no one can care less. Except for a small circle of friends, who will stop at  Read more...

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"A fascinating tale of China just over the horizon" New Yorker "A thought-provoking novel about China's tomorrow, which reveals the truth about China today" -- Xinran, Author Of The Good Women Of Read more...

 
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