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Coming Home Crazy an Alphabet of China E

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Arranged by letter of the alphabet, with at least one entry per letter, these short pieces capture the variety of daily life in contemporary China. Writing about traditions that endure in rural areas as well as the absurdities of bureaucracy experienced by an American teacher and traveler in the 1980s, the essays cover such topics as dumpling making, bound feet, Chinglish, night soil, and banking. A new afterword reacts to recent changes in China.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780915943425
Subtitle:
(an alphabet of China essays )
Author:
Holm, Bill
Publisher:
Milkweed Editions
Location:
Minneapolis, Minn. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
China
Subject:
China Description and travel.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 124
Publication Date:
1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
251 p.
Dimensions:
8.99x6.07x.69 in. .93 lbs.

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