Getting used to dying: a novel

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Harper Collins Publishers, 1991 - Fiction - 291 pages
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For years, Zhang Xianliang has been in and out of prison and labor camps while achieving recognition as one of China's foremost writers, and this powerful autobiographical novel and insider's portrait brilliantly chronicles what it means to be Chinese in China today.

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Getting used to dying: a novel

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The author uses his life in China and a trip to various parts of the United States as backdrops for a depiction of his emotional life. Being condemned as a political prisoner, even being taken to his ... Read full review

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No where near as depressing as the title suggests, despite being set in China under the oppressive Maoist regime. The language and descriptions are beautiful and death is treated as a fact of life. Read full review



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