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Woman from Shanghai

by Xianhui Yang

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24263334M
ISBN 109780307378354
OCLC/WorldCa607919750

In Woman from Shanghai, Xianhui Yang, one of China’s most celebrated and controversial writers, gives us a work of fact-based fiction that reveals firsthand—and for the first time in English—what life was like in one of Mao’s most notorious labor camps. Set against one of the darkest and least known tragedies in China's modern history, Yang's "Woman From Shanghai" is a collection of 13 stories based on his interviews with the survivors of.

Outstanding book!! I didn’t want it to end As the husband of a Shanghai woman who spent 7 years in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution, I particularly appreciated learning more about this time in history. 3 people found this helpful. Woman from Shanghai In "Woman from Shanghai, "Xianhui Yang, one of China s most celebrated and controversial writers, gives us a work of fact-based fiction that reveals firsthand--and for the first time in English--what life was like in one of Mao s most notorious labor camps.

Get this from a library! Woman from Shanghai: tales of survival from a Chinese labor camp. [Xianhui Yang] -- "Between and , nearly three thousand Chinese citizens were labeled "Rightists" by the Communist Part and banished to Jianiangou in China's northwestern desert region of Gansu to undergo. After Jack's girlfriend breaks up with him, he decides to use a love spell from a magic book to make her, and lots of other people, fall in love with him again. Only problem is .


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"Woman from Shanghai" is a novel, but based on factual occurrences happening in China during the 's through modern time. Each chapter is a vignette of someone who was imprisoned as a "rightist" in China. The book is very well written and quite memorable. Great title. You will meets the woman from Shanghai in this book.

I highly recommend 5/5(6). In Woman from Shanghai, Xianhui Yang, one of Chinas most celebrated and controversial writers, gives us a work of fact-based fiction that reveals firsthandand for the first time in Englishwhat life was like in one of Maos most notorious labor camps.

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