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DAUGHTER OF CHINA: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE AND BETRAYAL

By: Xu, Meihong

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000018147

ISBN: 0747262780

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Both the memoir of a young Chinese peasant girl coming of age during the Cultural Revolution and a cross-cultural tragic romance which depicts the struggle between love for another individual and loyalty to one's country. Meihong begins life as an enthusiastic recruit of the People's Liberation Army, but she possesses a quickness of observation and critical insight which makes it impossible for her not to pick up on the ma... View more info

THE GOOD WOMEN OF CHINA : HIDDEN VOICES

By: Xue, Xinran

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008547

ISBN: 0375422013

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. In 1989, Xinran, a Beijing journalist, began broadcasting a nightly program on state radio that was devoted entirely to personal affairs--a radical concept in Communist China. In response, she received thousands of letters from women, many with questions about sexuality; one woman wondered "why... View more info

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THE YEAR THE DRAGON CAME

By: Ye, Sang

Price: ¥35,000.00

Publisher: University of Queensland: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000025950

ISBN: 0702227315

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib edition. View more info

THE IRON LADY: A BIOGRAPHY OF MARGARET THATCHER

By: Young, Hugo

Price: ¥1,250.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000000356

ISBN: 0374226512

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Young's probing political biography reveals how Thatcher changed the face o f the Conservative Party in a series of "mighty battles" with the old guard , tamed the trade unions, controlled inflation and unemployment and, by her conduct of the Falkland War and her dealings with Reagan and Gorbachev, em erged as a global leader. Reviewing her tenure as a combative, pragmatic pr ime minister with a driving sense of mission, Young, a journalist for the G uardian in E... View more info