In the Lap of the Gods

Product Number: EB00665045
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781935248002
Publisher: Leapfrog Press
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Description

"An important, even invaluable book, a moving farewell to the old, more humane way of life as China and all the world become technologized and globalized."-Maxine Hong Kingston A dam rises on the Yangtze, uprooting a million lives in a government-made, modern environmental and human rights disaster, and a poor salvager who has lost everything finds an abandoned baby girl. A tale of defiance, of a lost man finding his place-and a new kind of love-in modern China, and of a rich man reclaiming his soul and the woman he loved before the revolution tore them apart.

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Author(s): Li Miao Lovett
Original Publish Date: Nov 02, 2010

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