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As a young girl in China Xinran heard a rumour about a soldier in Tibet who had been brutally fed to the vultures in a ritual known as a sky burial: the tale frightened and fascinated her.

Produktbeschreibung
As a young girl in China Xinran heard a rumour about a soldier in Tibet who had been brutally fed to the vultures in a ritual known as a sky burial: the tale frightened and fascinated her.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Vintage Publishing
  • Seitenzahl: 176
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Juli 2005
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 131mm x 11mm
  • Gewicht: 158g
  • ISBN-13: 9780099461937
  • ISBN-10: 0099461935
  • Artikelnr.: 21736623
Autorenporträt
Xinran was born in Beijing in 1958 and was a successful journalist and radio presenter in China. In 1997 she moved to London, where she began work on her seminal book about Chinese women's lives, The Good Women of China. Since then she has written a regular column for the Guardian; appeared frequently on radio and TV and has published the acclaimed Sky Burial; the novel Miss Chopsticks; the groundbreaking book of oral history China Witness; a book of her Guardian columns called What the Chinese Don't Eat and Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother, about mothers and their lost daughters. She lives in London but travels regularly to China.