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By Zhang, Lijia
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 wasnt pregnant.Read more
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Inspired by the secret life of the author's grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires - as she carves out a life for herself in China's City of Sins'.
This spirited memoir--by a former Chinese factory worker who grew up in Nanjing, participated in the Tiananmen Square protest, and ended up an international journalist--is a testament to Zhang's personal triumph over the controlled existence that was to be her destiny.
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