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The good women of China : hidden voices

Author: Xinran; Esther Tyldesley
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An unprecedented, intimate account of the lives of modern Chinese women, told by the women themselves--true stories of the political and personal upheavals they have endured in their chaotic and repressive society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Xinran, 1958-
Good women of China.
New York : Pantheon Books, c2002
(OCoLC)680632102
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xinran; Esther Tyldesley
ISBN: 0375422013 9780375422010
OCLC Number: 50751281
Description: xii, 243 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
My journey towards the stories of Chinese women --
Girl who kept a fly as a pet --
University student --
Scavenger woman --
Mothers who endured an earthquake --
What Chinese women believe --
Woman who loved women --
Woman whose marriage was arranged by the revolution --
My mother --
Woman who waited forty-five years --
Guomindang general's daughter --
Childhood I cannot leave behind me --
Woman whose father does not know her --
Fashionable woman --
Women of Shouting Hill --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Xinran ; translated from Chinese by Esther Tyldesley.

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An unprecedented, intimate account of the lives of modern Chinese women, told by the women themselves--true stories of the political and personal upheavals they have endured in their chaotic and repressive society.

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