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Red China blues

my long march from mao to now

by Jan Wong

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Published by Doubleday/Anchor Books in Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Wong, Jan.,
    • China -- Politics and government -- 1949-,
    • China -- Social conditions -- 1949-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJan Wong.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS777.75 .W65 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 405 p. :
      Number of Pages405
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL576895M
      ISBN 100385254903
      LC Control Number96164627
      OCLC/WorldCa34601210

      Red China Blues begins as Wong's startling—and ironic—memoir of her rocky six-year romance with Maoism that began to sour as she became aware of the harsh realities of Chinese communism and led to her eventual repatriation to the West. Her first book, Red China Blues: My Long March From Mao to Now, was named one of Time magazine’s top ten books of and remains banned in China. It has been translated into Swedish, Finnish, Dutch and Japanese, and optioned for a feature film.4/5(6).

      She later chronicled her Chinese experience in a book, Red China Blues, which was promptly banned in China. After a return trip in the late nineties, she produced a second book entitled Jan Wong's China, a somewhat less personal account of social life, the economy, and politics in Born: Aug (age 67), Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Red China Blues is Wong's startling--and ironic--memoir of her rocky six-year romance with Maoism (which crumbled as she became aware of the harsh realities of Chinese communism); her dramatic firsthand account of the devastating Tiananmen Square uprising; and her engaging portrait of the individuals and events she covered as a correspondent in /5(7).

      [PDF][EPUB] Read Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now Online by Jan Wong. Read online Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now eBook/Soft copy. Jan Wong, a Canadian of Chinese descent, went to China as a starry-eyed Maoist in at the height of the Cultural Revolution.   Red China Blues is Wong's startling--and ironic--memoir of her rocky six-year romance with Maoism (which crumbled as she became aware of the harsh realities of Chinese communism); her dramatic firsthand account of the devastating Tiananmen Square uprising; and her engaging portrait of the individuals and events she covered as a correspondent in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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It has been translated into Swedish, Finnish, Dutch and Japanese, and optioned for a feature film.4/5(6).Red China Blues begins as Wong's startling -- and ironic -- memoir of her rocky six-year romance with Maoism that began to sour as she became aware of the harsh realities of Chinese communism and led to her eventual repatriation to the West.

Returning to China in the late eighties as a journalist, she covered both the brutal Tiananmen Square. Her first book, Red China Blues: My Long March From Mao to Now, was named one of Time magazine’s top ten books of and remains banned in China.

It has been translated into Swedish, Finnish, Dutch and Japanese, and optioned for a feature film/5(74).