Shenzheners

Shenzheners

Stories

Book - 2016
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The first book in English by acclaimed Chinese-Canadian writer Xue Yiwei, Shenzheners is inspired by the young city of Shenzhen, a market town north of Hong Kong that became a Special Economic Zone in 1980 as an experiment in introducing capitalism to Communist China. A city in which everyone is a newcomer, Shenzhen has grown astronomically to become a major metropolitan centre. Hailed as a Chinese Dubliners, the original collection was named one of the Most Influential Chinese Books of the Year in 2013, with most of the stories appearing in Best Chinese Stories.
Publisher: Westmount, Quebec : Linda Leith Publishing Inc., [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781988130033
1988130034
Branch Call Number: FIC XUE 2016
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese
Additional Contributors: Sterk, Darryl

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