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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
Author
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
  • E184.C5
LC item number
  • W357 2014
  • 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
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
Control code
sky264867331
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9781592408207
Isbn Type
(hardback)
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
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
Control code
sky264867331
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 340 pages
Isbn
9781592408207
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014011951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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