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Zhu Mao

Author: Mark Sweet
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Huia Publishers, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1984, architect Scott Warren goes to Wudangshan in China on a scholarship to study Daoist buildings, just at the time when liberalisation is occurring and Chinese people have new freedoms. While there, he studies martial arts and makes some important friendships. Twenty-three years later, he returns to the same town, bringing his dead wife's ashes back to China. As he re-meets people he knew. Scott confronts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Sweet
ISBN: 9781869694791 1869694791
OCLC Number: 747234188
Notes: A novel.
Description: 195 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A novel.-"In 1984, architect Scott Warren goes to Wudangshan in China on a scholarship to study Daoist buildings, just at the time when liberalisation is occurring and Chinese people have new freedoms. While there, he studies martial arts and makes some important friendships. Twenty-three years later, he returns to the same town, bringing his dead wife's ashes back to China. As he re-meets people he knew. Scott confronts painful memories, and we learn how his youth and political naivety led to his friend's death and marriage to his friend's wife. Now, he threatens to repeat his mistakes when he becomes involved with activists and embroiled in political danger once again" --
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In 1984, architect Scott Warren comes to China on a scholarship to study Daoist buildings, just at the time when the liberalization policies of Deng Xiaoping are unfolding and Chinese people are  Read more...

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