China Witness

ISBN-10: 0307388530

ISBN-13: 9780307388537

Edition: N/A

Authors: Xinran Xinran

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List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.946

Xinran was born in 1958. After a career in the army, she became a journalist in the late 1980's, working as a radio broadcaster. A professor of psychology, Xinran is now living in England.

Map of China and the Journey
List of Illustrations
Glossary and Abbreviations
Yao Popo, or the Medicine Woman of Xingyi
Two Generations of the Lin Family: The Curse of a Legend
New Discoveries in Xinjiang, the World's Biggest Prison
On the Road, Interlude 1: Interview with a North-Western Taxi Driver
Pioneers of China's Oil: A Distinguished Husband and Wife
Acrobat: From Counter-Revolutionary's Daughter to National Medal Winner
On the Road, Interlude 2: Talking to a Chinese Colleague about Tibet, Folk Customs, Tiger Stoves and the Chinese Jews
Tea Houses and News Singers: Three Thousand Years of Anecdotes and Wonders
Carrying on a Craft Tradition: The Qin Huai Lantern-Makers
Across Mountain and Grassland: A Witness to the Long March
Savouring Her Blessings after Trials and Tribulations: The Woman General Born in America
Interlude 3: Love Letters
On the Read, Interlude 4: Reflections Between the Lines
The Policeman: A Cop Who Entered the Police Force As the Peoples Republic Was Founded
The Shoe-Mender Mother: 28 Years Spent out in All Weathers
On the Road, Interlude 5: A Squall at the 4 May Memorial
Afterword: Images of My Motherland
Chinese Assistants: What China Witness Meant to Them
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