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Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China
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Original Title: Peking Story: The Last Days of Old China (New York Review Books Classics) Stars Rating: 3.89 of 5 stars
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Additional Info: Paperback, 208 pages
Book's Language: English Published: July 31st 2003 by NYRB Classics (first published June 4th 1988)

Book Description:

For two years before and after the 1948 Communist Revolution, David Kidd lived in Peking, where he married the daughter of an aristocratic Chinese family. "I used to hope," he writes, "that some bright young scholar on a research grant would write about us and our Chinese friends before it was too late and we were all dead and gone, folding into the darkness the wonder tha For two years before and after the 1948 Communist Revolution, David Kidd lived in Peking, where he married the daughter of an aristocratic Chinese family. "I used to hope," he writes, "that some bright young scholar on a research grant would write about us and our Chinese friends before it was too late and we were all dead and gone, folding into the darkness the wonder that had been our lives." Here Kidd himself brings that wonder to life.

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