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Socialism is Great!: A Worker's Memoir of the New China

Socialism is Great!: A Worker's Memoir of the New China (Paperback)

By Zhang, Lijia

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A spirited memoir by a former Chinese factory worker who grew up in Nanjing, participated in the Tiananmen Square protest and ended up as an international journalist. As a teenager, Zhang worked in a factory producing missiles designed to reach North America, queuing every month ...to give evidence to the period police that she wasn't pregnant. In the oppressive routine of the guarded compound and political meetings, Zhang's disillusionment with The Glorious Cause drove her to study English.
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ISBN 9780980296556
Published AU 1 Aug 2008
Publisher UWA Publishing
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780980296556
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher UWA Publishing
Imprint University of Western Australia Press
Published 1 Aug 2008
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Zhang, Lijia
Category Biography & Autobiography: General
Social & Cultural History
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 951.05092
Weight 392g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress China - History - Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989, China - Economic conditions - 1976-2000, Zhang, Lijia, Students - China - Beijing, Students - Political activity - China - Beijing
NBS Text Autobiography: General
ONIX Text General/trade