Authors: Yu Hua
Tags: #History, #Asia, #China, #Biography & Autobiography, #Personal Memoirs, #Political Science, #Globalization
Also by Yu Hua
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The Past and the Punishments
Translation copyright © 2011 by Yu Hua
All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. This work, originally written in Chinese, was first published in France as
La Chine en Dix Mots
by Actes Sud, Arles, France, in 2010. French translation copyright © 2010 by Actes Sud. A Chinese edition of this work was published in Taiwan as
Shige cihui li de Zhongguo
by Rye Field Publications, Taipei. Copyright © 2011 by Yu Hua.
Pantheon Books and colophon are registered trademarks of Random House, Inc.
A portion of this work was originally published in different form in
The New York Times
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Yu, Hua, [date]
[Shige cihui zhong de zhongguo. English]
China in ten words / Yu Hua; translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr.
I. Barr, Allan Hepburn. II. Title.
2928.h78s5513 2011 985.1′85207—dc22 2011010320
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