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Little Emperors A Year with the Future of China

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ISBN-10: 1550027565

ISBN-13: 9781550027563

Edition: 2007

Authors: JoAnn Dionne

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 2/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

JoAnn Dionne has lived in Japan, Mexico, China, and more recently, Hong Kong -- her home of five years, where she worked for a time as an editor at Oxford University Press. "Little Emperors" is her first book. Currently she lives in Victoria, B.C., but she grew up in Salmon Arm in the province's interior.

Acknowledgements
Note on Language and Names
Scatter to Flat Root
Lunch
Not Free to Go
A Walk on White Cloud Mountain
Ladybugs, Dragonflies, and Building Cranes
Bad China Days
Things Appear, Things Disappear
A Revolution ... of Sorts
Near Death on the Li Jiang, or How I Spent My Summer Vacation
The Tide of Change
A Little of the Everyday
Tea and Moon Cakes
Shanghai Is a Verb
A Bowl Full of Stars
Cantonese Lessons
The Golden Arches
Fashion Faux Pas
How the Gweilo Ruined Christmas
Double Happiness
Ghosts from the East Sea
Deng Xiaoping vs. the NBA
Sunny Days
A Year
The Red Tent
The Accident
Chinada!
The Hong Kong Communist Party
The Old Man of China
The Strength of Bamboo
The Future
Epilogue