The Resource China in ten words, Yu Hua ; [translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr], (eaudio)

China in ten words, Yu Hua ; [translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr], (eaudio)

Label
China in ten words
Title
China in ten words
Statement of responsibility
Yu Hua ; [translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country's meteoric economic and social transformation. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular-"people," "leader," "reading," "writing," "Lu Xun" (one of the most influential Chinese writers of the twentieth century), "disparity," "revolution," "grassroots," "copycat," and "bamboozle"-China in Ten Words reveals as never before the world's most populous yet oft-misunderstood nation. In "Disparity," for example, Yu Hua illustrates the mind-boggling economic gaps that separate citizens of the country. In "Copycat," he depicts the escalating trend of piracy and imitation as a creative new form of revolutionary action. And in "Bamboozle," he describes the increasingly brazen practices of trickery, fraud, and chicanery that are, he suggests, becoming a way of life at every level of society. Characterized by Yu Hua's trademark wit, insight, and courage, China in Ten Words is a refreshingly candid vision of the "Chinese miracle" and all its consequences, from the singularly invaluable perspective of a writer living in China today
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yu, Hua
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Don Hagen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barr, Allan Hepburn
  • Hagen, Don
  • hoopla digital
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  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
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Label
China in ten words, Yu Hua ; [translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr], (eaudio)
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Publication
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digital storage
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781469000589
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11212750
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11212750
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MWT11212750
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
China in ten words, Yu Hua ; [translated from the Chinese by Allan H. Barr], (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469000589
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11212750
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11212750
System control number
MWT11212750
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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