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China Mountain Zhang

McHugh, Maureen F.

ISBN 10: 0312852711 / ISBN 13: 9780312852719
Published by Tor, 1992
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Title: China Mountain Zhang

Publisher: Tor

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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On a twenty-second-century Earth and Mars dominated by global Chinese hegemony, extraordinary individuals struggle to find their place in their cracking world order.


This 1993 winner of the James Tiptree Jr. Award focuses on Zhang Zhong Shan, a young engineer in a U.S. dominated by a hugely successful Marxist China. The fact that he's gay in an era where homosexuality is punishable by death, and that he's only half Asian--his mother was Hispanic, but his parents had his genes altered to suppress his ancestry--add to his frustration and feelings of oppression. When he loses his place in the social labor system, Zhang moves to Shanghai and finds work within a Marxist system whose injustices he recognizes and whose delusions he resists. Using the resources available, Zhang struggles to shape a place for himself, and manages to affect the lives of others in the process.

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