Coverart for item
The Resource A comrade lost and found : a Beijing story, Jan Wong

A comrade lost and found : a Beijing story, Jan Wong

Label
A comrade lost and found : a Beijing story
Title
A comrade lost and found
Title remainder
a Beijing story
Statement of responsibility
Jan Wong
Title variation
Beijing story
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A journalist's search through Beijing for the classmate she betrayed during the Cultural Revolution reveals three decades of Chinese transformation
Summary
A journalist's search through Beijing for the classmate she betrayed during the Cultural Revolution reveals three decades of Chinese transformation.
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
221994
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 951.156
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS795
LC item number
.W67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a tale of comrades lost and found
Label
A comrade lost and found : a Beijing story, Jan Wong
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Beijing confidential : a tale of comrades lost and found. Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2007
Contents
  • 1. Mission Impossible -- 2. Life as It Has Always Been Lived -- 3. You Can't Get There from Here -- 4. No One Left Behind to Say Who Went Where -- 5. You Aren't Allowed to Call Anyone an Idiot in English or Chinese -- 6. Is That Why They Call It Chai-Na? -- 7. Alumni -- 8. The Decade of Disaster -- 9. Forbidden City -- 10. Building Beijing -- 11. Neither of Us Can Handle the Twenty-First Century -- 12. Seeing Flowers from a Galloping Horse -- 13. Made in China -- 14. Stand a Head above Others -- 15. It's Like Looking for Her in a Vast Ocean -- 16. This Is the Big Boss Culture! -- 17. Sex in Da City -- 18. Sometimes It Takes a While to Notice What's Not There -- 19. The Ten Commandments in English and the Lord's Prayer in Chinese -- 20. Women Hold Up Half the Sky; I Never Thought Their Arms Would Get Tired -- 21. Move Out Early. Realize Your Dream Early -- 22. My Deepest Apologies. I Have Wronged You -- 23. They're All Crazy -- 24. Stepping into Heaven -- 25. Straight to Heaven
  • 26. LuYi's Revenge -- 27. LuYi's Revenge II -- 28. A Grain of Sand, Helping China to Change
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9780151013425
Lccn
2008023788
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) a511524
Label
A comrade lost and found : a Beijing story, Jan Wong
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Beijing confidential : a tale of comrades lost and found. Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2007
Contents
  • 1. Mission Impossible -- 2. Life as It Has Always Been Lived -- 3. You Can't Get There from Here -- 4. No One Left Behind to Say Who Went Where -- 5. You Aren't Allowed to Call Anyone an Idiot in English or Chinese -- 6. Is That Why They Call It Chai-Na? -- 7. Alumni -- 8. The Decade of Disaster -- 9. Forbidden City -- 10. Building Beijing -- 11. Neither of Us Can Handle the Twenty-First Century -- 12. Seeing Flowers from a Galloping Horse -- 13. Made in China -- 14. Stand a Head above Others -- 15. It's Like Looking for Her in a Vast Ocean -- 16. This Is the Big Boss Culture! -- 17. Sex in Da City -- 18. Sometimes It Takes a While to Notice What's Not There -- 19. The Ten Commandments in English and the Lord's Prayer in Chinese -- 20. Women Hold Up Half the Sky; I Never Thought Their Arms Would Get Tired -- 21. Move Out Early. Realize Your Dream Early -- 22. My Deepest Apologies. I Have Wronged You -- 23. They're All Crazy -- 24. Stepping into Heaven -- 25. Straight to Heaven
  • 26. LuYi's Revenge -- 27. LuYi's Revenge II -- 28. A Grain of Sand, Helping China to Change
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
322 p.
Isbn
9780151013425
Lccn
2008023788
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) a511524

Library Locations

  • Broadbeach LibraryBorrow it
    61 Sunshine Boulevard, Mermaid Waters, QLD, 4218, AU
    -28.035507 153.424153
  • Burleigh Heads LibraryBorrow it
    Park Avenue, Burleigh Heads, QLD, 4220, AU
    -28.090304 153.452264
  • Burleigh Waters LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Christine Avenue and Galeen Drive, Burleigh Waters, QLD, 4220, AU
    -28.081169 153.432148
  • Coolangatta LibraryBorrow it
    Level 1, The Strand, Corner Marine Parade and Dutton Street, Coolangatta, QLD, 4225, AU
    -28.166856 153.537057
  • Elanora LibraryBorrow it
    The Pines Shopping Centre, Guineas Creek Road, Elanora, QLD, 4221, AU
    -28.135667 153.469567
  • Helensvale LibraryBorrow it
    Helensvale Plaza, Corner Lindfield Road and Sir John Overall Drive, Helensvale, QLD, 4212, AU
    -27.922595 153.3341
  • Local Studies LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport, QLD, 4215, AU
    -27.970549 153.412387
  • Mobile LibraryBorrow it
    Gold Coast, QLD, AU
  • Nerang LibraryBorrow it
    Corner White and Price Streets, Nerang, QLD, 4211, AU
    -27.991463 153.335174
  • Palm Beach Community Lounge and LibraryBorrow it
    Eleventh Avenue, Palm Beach, QLD, 4221, AU
    -28.117206 153.467597
  • Robina LibraryBorrow it
    196 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, QLD, 4226, AU
    -28.076691 153.38214
  • Runaway Bay LibraryBorrow it
    Lae Drive, Runaway Bay, QLD, 4216, AU
    -27.91145 153.399086
  • Southport LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Garden and Lawson Streets, Southport, QLD, 4215, AU
    -27.970549 153.412387
  • Upper Coomera LibraryBorrow it
    Corner Reserve and Abraham Roads, Upper Coomera, QLD, 4209, AU
    -27.869062 153.304254
Processing Feedback ...