The Great Flowing River
Non-Fiction

The Great Flowing River

A Memoir of China, from Manchuria to Taiwan

Overview

A magnificent translation of a Chinese masterpiece. Heralded as a literary masterpiece and a best-seller in the Chinese-speaking world, The Great Flowing River is a personal account of the history of modern China and Taiwan unlike any other. In this eloquent autobiography, the noted scholar, writer, and teacher Chi Pang-yuan recounts her youth in mainland China and adulthood in Taiwan. Chi’s remarkable life, told in rich and striking detail, humanizes the eventful and turbulent times in which she lived.

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480 Pages | ISBN13 9789814867054
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John Balcom
John Balcom
John Balcom teaches at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. His translations include Cao Naiqian’s There’s Nothing I Can Do When I Think of You Late at Night (2009); Huang Fan’s Zero and Other Fictions (2011); and Yang Mu’s Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet (2015).
Chi Pang-Yuan
Chi Pang-Yuan
Chi Pang-yuan (b. 1924) is an internationally recognized educator, scholar, and author. She is the co-editor of Chinese Literature in the Second Half of a Modern Century: A Critical Survey (2000) and The Last of the Whampoa Breed: Stories of the Chinese Diaspora (Columbia, 2003), among other books.