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Author Yang, Rae, 1950-
Title Spider eaters : a memoir / Rae Yang.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013.
Open Library Cover
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Edition Fifteen Anniversary ed., with a new preface.
Description xvii, 285 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents A strange gift from the pig farm -- Old monkey monster -- Nainai's story turned into a nightmare -- Nainai failed her ancestors -- Why did Father join the revolution? -- Second uncle was a paper tiger -- The Chinese CIA -- When famine hit -- A vicious girl -- Aunty's name was Chastity -- Beijing 101 Middle School -- The hero of my dreams -- At the center of the storm -- Red guards had no sex -- Semi-transparent nights -- "The hero, once departed, will never come back" -- In a village, think, feel and be a peasant -- "The tree may wish to stand still, but the wind will not subside" -- Death of a hero: Nainai's last story -- Remorse -- Friends and others -- My first love, a big mistake? -- What have I lost? What have I gained?
Subject China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Personal narratives.
Yang family.
Beijing (China) -- Biography.
Yang, Rae, 1950-
ISBN 0520276027
9780520276024