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Editorial summary: "A totally illuminating collection of stories centered around China's Cultural Revolution and its aftermath, which, as we learn, continues even today. Xujun Eberlein lived in China during that tumultuous period and now makes her home in America....
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A collection of essays that intertwine his personal experiences with the politics of China and the United States, his native culture and his adopted one.
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This collection features 120 short-short stories (from 100 to 300 words each), written by some of China's most dynamic and versatile authors. Traditional, experimental, and avant-garde, The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories will reinvigorate the position of young Chinese writers as a major presence in...
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The stories collected here are “fantasies” of a former Red Guard. They are about people caught in the unsettling dramas of Chinese society accelerating at a blistering pace in the decades after the Cultural Revolution.
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Laid-off factory worker Dan Dong goes to a fancy hotel in Beijing to interview for a job as a security guard. Mistaken for a journalist, he is ushered into a banquet where he hears a presentation, eats a sumptuous meal and then receives and envelope full of cash for favorable media coverage. Dan...