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Shanghai baby

Wei Hui.

Shanghai baby

by Wei Hui.

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Published by Pocket Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1999.

StatementWei Hui ; translated from the Chinese by Bruce Humes.
Contributions Humes, Bruce.
The Physical Object
Pagination258p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21568016M
ISBN 100743225163

Shanghai Baby by Wei Hui and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Shanghai Baby (上海寳貝) by Zhou Weihui is the quintessential novel of the modern, middle-class Chinese woman living in the heady days of the early 90s as China underwent massive socio-economic changes. Semi-autobiographical in nature and with the link between fact and fiction blurred for marketing purposes, Shanghai Baby is replete with brand names, sexualised themes and empty dialogue.3/5(15).

Bloody Saturday (血腥的星期六) is the name of a black-and-white photograph that was published widely in September to October, and in less than a month had been seen by more than million viewers. Depicting a Chinese baby crying within the bombed-out ruins of Shanghai South Railway Station, the photograph became known as a cultural icon demonstrating Japanese wartime atrocities . Get this from a library! Shanghai baby. [Weihui Zhou; Bruce Humes] -- Follows the life of a struggling young writer named Coco as she falls in love with a drug addicted artist, waits tables in a Shanghai cafe, and has an affair with a German businessman.

  Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Boxid_2 CH Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York DonorPages: ― Zhou Weihui, quote from Shanghai Baby “Sentada enfrente de mis borradores, de repente me invadió el pánico como cuando un mago descubre que acaba de perder sus poderes por completo. Ahora simplemente no podía penetrar en el mundo distante de las letras, a mi alrededor ocurrían cambios incesantemente, como las pequeñas ondas del agua.


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Proving censors. Shanghai Baby is about Co Co, a young hopeless-romantic writer, living in contemporary Shanghai. Like most writers, our heroine is very neurotic. Moreover, she is an experimenter, a tragic lover, and an unapologetic feminist, all of which makes her a sassy, self-reflective, and alluring narrator.5/5(5).

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Coco is a brashly unconventional young Chinese woman who wants to be a writer. The city. Garden Books offers the widest selection of English-language books and literature in Shanghai.

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