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Image for The Crippled Tree; China: Biography, History, Autobiography

The Crippled Tree; China: Biography, History, Autobiography

By: Suyin, Han

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1966

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 16907


Dust jacket worn with some chipping, all corners clipped ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 461 pages; "In The Crippled Tree Han Suyin evokes, through the life of her two families (eastern and western), a panorama of the history of China from 1885 to 1928. It contains eye-witness accounts, from family papers, of the Sino-French War, of the revolution of 1911 and of the emergence of Chiang Kai-... View more info

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Half of Man is Woman; a novel

By: Xianliang, Zhang; trans. by Martha Avery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1988

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12213


Small spot bottom page edges, light edge wear to dustjacket ; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages; "Poet Zhang Yonglin is sentenced to a labor camp he ironically describes as a haven amidst the hysteria of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. After he marries a woman he had seen eight years earlier, the story becomes, on one level, an analogy between his temporary sexual impotence and the postion of intellectuals. A year later he is rea... View more info