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Legacies: A Chinese Mosaic
Legacies A Chinese Mosaic
Author: Bette Bao Lord
Urgent and timeless, Legacies brings us closer than we have ever been to penetrating the great conundrum of China m the twentieth century. It could only have been written by Bette Bao Lord -- born in China, raised in America, author of the bestselling novel Spring Moon, wife of a former American ambassador to China, resident in Beijing during th...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449906200
ISBN-10: 0449906205
Publication Date: 7/20/1991
Pages: 242
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Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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"Brilliant and terrifying...Lord unmasks contemporary China and elucidates the cruel promise of China Spring. The novelist bears witness to China's struggle from an extraordinary perspective...This eloquent book's power to give hope to the Chinese people depends on the steady gaze of Americans and others with the not-so-simple freedom to read its message linked in blood." "A vivid and startling mosaic of the political struggles that foreshadowed the Tiananmen Square uprising." from the back. By the author of Spring Moon, Bette Bao Lord is an expert storyteller....indelible portraits that get at the essence of what it means to be Chinese in our times.
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The author of novels set in China here tells her own story and those of many who lived through many of the events of 50 plus years.


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