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Red dust : a path through China

Author: Jian Ma; Flora Drew
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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The author shares his travels through the deep provinces and remote parts of China and Tibet, narrating his trek through mountains and deserts, as well as his personal confrontation with his failures and disappointments.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ma, Jian, 1953-
Red dust.
New York : Pantheon Books c2001
(OCoLC)647543371
Named Person: Jian Ma; Jian Ma
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jian Ma; Flora Drew
ISBN: 0375420592 9780375420597
OCLC Number: 46472106
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: 324 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Red Walls --
53 Nanxiao Lane --
The Frozen Blue Sky --
A Man of Thirty --
Men in the Dark --
Writing My Self-Criticism --
Mixing Blood and Urine --
Launch of the Campaign Against Spiritual Pollution --
Back in the Public Security Bureau --
Leaving Nanxiao Lane --
Dust Storm --
Emerging from the Gate of Hell --
First Steps --
Living in the Night --
The Gold-Digger --
Stuck in Suoyang --
Resting in the Gale --
The Living and the Dead --
Lure of the Distance --
Drifting Through the West --
Hairdressing in Golmud --
Fishing on Qinghai Lake --
Racing Down the Ravine --
Meeting Ma Youshan --
The Girl in the Red Blouse --
A Country in Ferment --
Back to the City --
Night Sprinkler --
River of Ghosts --
The Wind-Blown Soil --
City of Tombs --
Lost in the Wastes --
Flies in Scrambled Eggs --
Wandering Down the Coast --
House of Memories --
Time Is Money --
Day and Night --
Building a Park Within a Park --
The Opening Ceremony Becomes the Closing Ceremony --
Walking to the End of the World --
The Abandoned Valleys --
The Silent Beat of the Drum --
Entering a Strange Circle --
Abyss of Desire --
Rain Over the Leprosy Camp --
Mountains Behind Mountains --
Life at the Border --
Old Shabalu --
Into the Jungle --
From Traveller to Fugitive --
Selling Chiffon Scarves in a Traffic Jam --
A Land with No Home --
Buddha and the City --
Same Path, Different Directions --
The Woman and the Blue Sky --
In the Sky, on the Road --
Road and Direction.
Responsibility: Ma Jian ; translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew.
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The author shares his travels through the deep provinces and remote parts of China and Tibet, narrating his trek through mountains and deserts, as well as his personal confrontation with his failures and disappointments.

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