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To Live : a Novel.

Author: Yu Hua
Publisher: New York : Random House US, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of Brothers and China in Ten Words: this celebrated contemporary classic of Chinese literature was also adapted for film by Zhang Yimou. This searing novel, originally banned in China but later named one of that nation's most influential books, portrays one man's transformation from the spoiled son of a landlord to a kindhearted peasant. After squandering his family's fortune in gambling dens and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hua, Yu.
To Live : A Novel.
New York : Random House US, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yu Hua
ISBN: 9781400031863 1400031869
OCLC Number: 1031965889
Description: 1 online resource (150 pages)

Abstract:

From the author of Brothers and China in Ten Words: this celebrated contemporary classic of Chinese literature was also adapted for film by Zhang Yimou. This searing novel, originally banned in China but later named one of that nation's most influential books, portrays one man's transformation from the spoiled son of a landlord to a kindhearted peasant. After squandering his family's fortune in gambling dens and brothels, the young, deeply penitent Fugui settles down to do the honest work of a farmer. Forced by the Nationalist Army to leave behind his family, he witnesses the horrors and priva.

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