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The money demon : an autobiographical romance

Author: Tianxuwosheng.; Patrick Hanan; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1999.
Series: Fiction from modern China.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This popular autobiographical novel, written by litterateur, inventor, and business tycoon Chen Diexian (1879-1940), is the story of his youth, and in it he chooses to focus on his amorous and erotic development - a rare subject in Chinese literature - revealing his passage from innocent boy, surrounded by females, to young man, armed with a new attitude toward money, business, and the women in his life. The novel  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tʻien-hsü-wo-sheng.
Money demon.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607118888
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tianxuwosheng.; Patrick Hanan; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 0824820967 9780824820961 0824821033 9780824821036
OCLC Number: 39633661
Description: 294 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Fiction from modern China.
Other Titles: Huang jin sui.
Responsibility: Chen Diexian ; translated from the Chinese by Patrick Hanan ; general editor, Howard Goldblatt.

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Chen Diexian was a writer, inventor and business tycoon whose life spanned the old China and the new. This is the story of his passage from innocent boy to young man, and in it he chooses to focus on  Read more...

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