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This Generation - 9781471114304

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  • Product code: AFHUR
  • ISBN: 9781471114304
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 11/10/2012

This Generation (Paperback)

This Generation - 9781471114304

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Selected from blog posts from 2006-present, This Generation tells the story of modern China from Han Han's unique perspective. Writing on topics as diverse as racing, prostitution, and how to be a patriot, Han Han has written a diary that is not only invaluable for the English-speaking world to understand our rising Eastern partner and rival, but which will long be remembered as a millennial time capsule. The core of this anthology is drawn from the collection Qingchun (Youth), published in Taipei in 2010, but it also contains a sprinkling of both older and more recent pieces. Presented in chronological order, the sequence opens with a handful of early posts; it excerpts Han Han's work more fully beginning in 2008, the year when he really hit his stride and his blog commanded a larger and larger audience in the run-up to the Beijing Olympics. The anthology closes with Han Han's controversial cluster of essays posted in the final days of 2011.

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Product Details

  • Product code: AFHUR
  • ISBN: 9781471114304
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 19.0cm x 19.8cm
  • Pages: 288
  • Publish date: 11/10/2012

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