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The Resource Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China, Val Wang

Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China, Val Wang

Label
Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China
Title
Beijing bastard
Title remainder
into the wilds of a changing China
Statement of responsibility
Val Wang
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Chinese-American woman, raised in the suburbs, moves to the country her parents had fled and describes Beijing's culture, nightlife, and the avant-garde subculture as the old city struggles with a new identity in modern times
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wang, Val
Dewey number
305.48/8951073
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
W357 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wang, Val
  • Wang, Val
  • Wang, Val
  • Chinese Americans
  • Young women
  • Chinese Americans
  • Coming of age
  • Social change
  • Beijing (China)
  • China
Label
Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China, Val Wang
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE -- I H_T_ CH_N_S_ SCH_ _ L -- Fresh Tensions in U.S.-China Relations -- Like Extras Late For a Take -- Then There is the Urination -- Miss, You're Not a Beijinger, Are You? -- PART TWO. The Original Beijing Bastard -- Harbinger, Harbinger, Harbinger -- The Most Important Man in My Story -- The Redemptive Power of Family -- Seeks Trouble for Oneself -- PART THREE -- It Stinks -- Yijia's Grand Opening -- Peking Man -- To Fill in the Blanks -- Young Woman, Old Men -- The Evening Swan -- Peking Opera & Sons -- PART FOUR -- Fifty Years Later -- The Warrior and the Clown -- To Know Your Own Life -- The Decomposing Heart of Old Beijing -- Facts are Facts -- PART FIVE -- The Marzipan Inquirer -- Topless Subtitling -- The Outlaws Are the Ones Who Become Moral -- Not Really "In the Mood For Love" -- In the Path of the Wrecking Ball -- PART SIX -- The Shade Provided by the Branches Is Gone -- I Hope to Bring This Tape to You in Person -- Your Face is So Magnificent, But the Back of Your Head Has Rotted Away -- Qu Qu'r in America -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9781592408207
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014011951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China, Val Wang
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE -- I H_T_ CH_N_S_ SCH_ _ L -- Fresh Tensions in U.S.-China Relations -- Like Extras Late For a Take -- Then There is the Urination -- Miss, You're Not a Beijinger, Are You? -- PART TWO. The Original Beijing Bastard -- Harbinger, Harbinger, Harbinger -- The Most Important Man in My Story -- The Redemptive Power of Family -- Seeks Trouble for Oneself -- PART THREE -- It Stinks -- Yijia's Grand Opening -- Peking Man -- To Fill in the Blanks -- Young Woman, Old Men -- The Evening Swan -- Peking Opera & Sons -- PART FOUR -- Fifty Years Later -- The Warrior and the Clown -- To Know Your Own Life -- The Decomposing Heart of Old Beijing -- Facts are Facts -- PART FIVE -- The Marzipan Inquirer -- Topless Subtitling -- The Outlaws Are the Ones Who Become Moral -- Not Really "In the Mood For Love" -- In the Path of the Wrecking Ball -- PART SIX -- The Shade Provided by the Branches Is Gone -- I Hope to Bring This Tape to You in Person -- Your Face is So Magnificent, But the Back of Your Head Has Rotted Away -- Qu Qu'r in America -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9781592408207
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014011951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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