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China witness voices from a silent generation by Xinran

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
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Statementby Xinran.
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23102375M
ISBN 100701180390
ISBN 109780701180393
LC Control Number2008099843

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