The Resource I am China : a novel, Xiaolu Guo

I am China : a novel, Xiaolu Guo

Label
I am China : a novel
Title
I am China
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Xiaolu Guo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her flat in north London, Iona Kirkpatrick sets to work on a new project translating a collection of letters and diaries by a Chinese musician. With each letter and journal entry, Iona becomes more and more intrigued with the unfolding story of two lovers: Jian, a punk rocker who believes there is no art without political commitment, and Mu, the young woman he loves as fiercely as his ideals. Iona cannot possibly know that Jian is mere miles away in Dover, awaiting the uncertain fate of a political exile. Mu is still in Beijing, writing letters to London and desperately trying to track Jian down. As Iona charts the course of their twenty-year relationship, from its early beginnings at Beijing University to Jian's defiant march in the Jasmine Revolution, her own empty life takes on an urgent purpose: to bring Jian and Mu together again before it's too late
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guo, Xiaolu
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Punk rock musicians
  • Letters
  • Letter writing
  • London (England)
  • Beijing (China)
  • Tunisia
Target audience
adult
Label
I am China : a novel, Xiaolu Guo
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
373 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385538718
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013049786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 127528
  • 5491993
Label
I am China : a novel, Xiaolu Guo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
373 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385538718
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013049786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 127528
  • 5491993

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