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The Corpse Walker
Real-Life Stories, China from the Bottom Up
VerfasserIn: Yiwu, Liao
Verfasserangabe: Liao Yiwu
Jahr: 2009
Verlag: New York, Vintage
Mediengruppe: Buch
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The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner, among others. By asking challenging questions with respect and empathy, Liao Yiwu managed to get his subjects to talk openly and sometimes hilariously about their lives, desires, and vulnerabilities, creating a book that is an instance par excellence of what was once upon a time called “The New Journalism.” The Corpse Walker reveals a fascinating aspect of modern China, describing the lives of normal Chinese citizens in ways that constantly provoke and surprise. (Verlagstext)
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VerfasserIn: Yiwu, Liao
VerfasserInnenangabe: Liao Yiwu
Jahr: 2009
Verlag: New York, Vintage
Systematik: GS.EN, FS.E
ISBN: 978-0-307-38837-7
Beschreibung: 352 S.
Sprache: Englisch
Mediengruppe: Buch