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Xinran
Xinran

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Xinran was born in Beijing in 1958 and was a successful journalist and radio presenter in China. In 1997 she moved to London where she began work on her seminal book about Chinese women: The Good Women of China. She writes a regular column for the Guardian newspaper.

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China Witness

Written by Xinran


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $16.95

China Witness is a remarkable work of oral history that lets us see the cultural upheavals of the past century through the eyes of the Chinese who lived through them.

Xinran, acclaimed author of The Good Women of China, traveled across China seeking out the nation’s grandparents and great-grandparents, the men... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

China Witness
Voices from a Silent Generation
Written by Xinran


Format: eBook
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $13.99

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The Good Women of China
Hidden Voices
Written by Xinran


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

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The Good Women of China
Hidden Voices
Written by Xinran


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 11, 2003
Price: $16.00

When Deng Xiaoping’s efforts to “open up” China took root in the late 1980s, Xinran recognized an invaluable opportunity. As an employee for the state radio system, she had long wanted to help improve the lives of Chinese women. But when she was given clearance to host a radio call-in show... Read more >
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Sky Burial
An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Written by Xinran


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 8, 2006
Price: $15.95

In 2002 Xinran’s Good Women of China became an international bestseller, revealing startling new truths about Chinese life to the West. Now she returns with an epic story of love, friendship, courage and sacrifice set in Chinese-occupied Tibet.

Based on a true story, Xinran’s extraordinary second book takes the reader right... Read more >
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Sky Burial
An Epic Love Story of Tibet
Written by Xinran


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 11, 2009
Price: $11.99

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