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Message from an Unknwon Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love

By: Xinran

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Chatto & Windus: 2010

Seller ID: 245592

ISBN: 0701184035

Condition: Good Condition


Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother is made up of the stories of Chinese mothers whose daughters have been wrenched from them, and also brings us the voices of some adoptive mothers from different parts of the world. These are stories which Xinran could not bring herself to tell previously - because they were too painful and close to home. In the footsteps of Xinran's Good Women of China, this is personal, immediate, full of harrowing, tragic detail but also uplifting, tender moments. Ten chapters, ten women and many stories of heartbreak, including her own: Xinran once again takes us right... View more info

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What The Chinese Don't Eat - The Collected Guardian Columns

By: Xinran

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Vintage Books: 2006

Seller ID: 228701

ISBN: 009950152X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Since June 2003 Xinran has been writing about China in her weekly column in the Guardian. She has covered a vast range of topics from food to sex education, and from the experiences of British mothers who have adopted Chinese daughters, to whether Chinese people do Christmas shopping or have swimming pools. Each of her columns inspired letters and questions and more opportunities for Xinran to shed light on the culture of her native land. What the Chinese Don't Eat collects these pieces together for the first time to give one unique Chinese woman's perspective on the connections and difference... View more info