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A season in red : my great leap forward in the new China

Author: Kirsty Needham
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
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When journalist Kristy Needham heads to Beijing to work at a Chinese newspaper as a " foreign expert, " she has studied the language and the history but has no idea what life in China will really be like. As this compelling story reveals, she soon learns that Communist slogans, transvestite nightclubs, SARS scares, and militant teams of tourist handlers are just a few of the disparate elements of everyday life in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Kirsty Needham; Kirsty Needham
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsty Needham
ISBN: 9781741147551 1741147557
OCLC Number: 137301296
Awards: Long-listed for Walkley Awards 2007 (Australia)
Description: xi, 268 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Laowai 2004..1. Red Fever..2. Yellow Dust..3. China Daily..4. Certified Expert Foreigners..5. Dragon Gorge..6. SARS and Propaganda..7. A Captive Audience..8. Sky..9. The Campaign Against Youth Spiritual Pollution..10. Street Scenes..11. When Red Means Go..12. Hot in the City..13. Gaining a Name, Losing Face..14. Checking Out..Acknowledgements
Responsibility: Kirsty Needham.
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In a country of communist slogans and transvestite nightclubs, where teen advice columns are screened by government censors and employees live together in 'Big Brother' style apartment buildings,  Read more...

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