The author of the critically acclaimed Red Sorghum presents an epic story--banned in his native China--about a group of peasants who challenges the Communist authorities when they are forced to destroy their own crops. Reprint. NYT.
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Mo Yan (literally "don't speak") is the pen name of Guan Moye. Born in 1955 to a peasant family in Shandong province, he is the author of ten novels including Frog andRed Sorghum, which was made into a feature film, dozens of novellas, and hundreds of short stories. Mo Yan is the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 2009 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature. He has won virtually every Chinese literary prize, including the Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2011 (China's most prestigious literary award) and is the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of his generation, in both China and around the world. He lives in Beijing.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Chinese
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140233911
Book Description Penguin Books, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140233911