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The Promise

Love and Loss in Modern China

; William Spence (Oversetter)

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A spellbinding story of love and the history of modern china

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Promises and 'talking love': my inspirations for this book
Map of China
Key Dates
Introduction
Note on the Text
Part I. A Love Coloured by Wars and Political Movements
First sister, Red
Part II. A Communist Family Tree
Second sister, Green
Part III. A Bird's Love during the Cultural Revolution
Green's daughter, Crane
Part IV. Diverse 'Lovers'
The 3D Generation: Lili, Yoyo, Wuhen
Afterword: In and Out the Door of Life
Author's Heartfelt Thanks

Om forfatteren

Xinran is a Chinese author, journalist and activist. The host of a ground-breaking Chinese radio show 'Thoughts on the Night Breeze' which invited women from across the country to discuss their issues in a frank and open setting, Xinran was a pioneer. Her first book, based on ten years of her radio show, was released in 2002 - The Good Women of China was a literary sensation in the West and has now been published all over the world in more than 30 languages, becoming an international bestseller. She has written one novel, Miss Chopsticks, and four other non-fiction books: Sky Burial, China Witness, Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother and Buy Me the Sky. Xinran lectures and gives speeches on writing and Chinese women and history in over twenty countries. In 2004, she set up The Mothers' Bridge of Love charity to create a bridge of understanding between China and the West. Xinran is based in London, but visits China regularly.