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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1590170407
ISBN-13: 9781590170403
Sku: 33752047
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5L x 0.5T
Pages:  183
Age Range:  NA
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For two years before and after the 1948 Communist Revolution, David Kidd lived in Peking, where he married the daughter of an aristocratic Chinese family. "I used to hope," he writes, "that some bright young scholar on a research grant would write about us and our Chinese friends before it was too late and we were all dead and gone, folding into the darkness the wonder that had been our lives." Here Kidd himself brings that wonder to life.

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For two years before and after the 1948 Communist Revolution, David Kidd lived in Peking, where he married the daughter of an aristocratic Chinese family. "I used to hope," he writes, "that some bright young scholar on a research grant would write about us and our Chinese friends before it was too late and we were all dead and gone, folding into the darkness the wonder that had been our lives." Here Kidd himself brings that wonder to life
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John Lanchester
John Lanchester has lived in Calcutta, Rangoon, Brunei, and Hong Kong. He attended St. John's College, Oxford. His work has included book reviewing, book editing, sports reporting and obituary writing, as well as restaurant reviewing. He has served as deputy editor of the London Review of Books.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0183
Product attributePublisher:   New York Review of Books
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