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Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng - Paperback - December 2010 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000003337)

Life and Death in Shanghai

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Life and Death in Shanghai

by Nien Cheng

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Condition
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ISBN 10
0802145167
ISBN 13
9780802145161
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New York: Grove Press, December 2010. Trade Paperback. Full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Just the slightest reading wear to rear corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Laid-in author's Washington Post obituary. 560 pages. A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution.

Synopsis

Life and Death in Shanghai is an autobiography published in November 1987 by Nien Cheng from exile in the United States which details Cheng's six-year imprisonment during the Cultural Revolution. The book tells the story of Cheng's arrest during the first days of the Cultural Revolution, her imprisonment, release, persecution, efforts to leave China, and early life in exile. Cheng was arrested in late 1966 after Red Guards looted her home.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000003337
Title
Life and Death in Shanghai
Author
Nien Cheng
Format/binding
Trade Paperbac
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0802145167
ISBN 13
9780802145161
Publisher
Grove Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
December 2010
Keywords
autobiography, biography, memoir, history, cultural revolution, women, China
Bookseller catalogs
China; History; Biographies;
Size
8vo

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