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The Resource Red sorghum, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt

Red sorghum, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt

Label
Red sorghum
Title
Red sorghum
Statement of responsibility
Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
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Author
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"Red Sorghum is a novel of family, myth, and memory, set during the fratricidal barbarity of the 1930s, when the Chinese battled both Japanese invaders and each other. [It is] narrated by a young man at the end of the cultural revolution who tells the stories of his father, Douguan; his granddad, the most ruthless and infamous bandit and guerrilla commander in the region; and his grandma who fell in love with the commander when he raped her in the sorghum fields, only three days after her arranged marriage."--BOOK JACKET
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Summary
Red Sorghum is a novel of family, myth, and memory, set during the fratricidal barbarity of the 1930s, when the Chinese battled both Japanese invaders and each other. [It is] narrated by a young man at the end of the cultural revolution who tells the stories of his father, Douguan; his granddad, the most ruthless and infamous bandit and guerrilla commander in the region; and his grandma who fell in love with the commander when he raped her in the sorghum fields, only three days after her arranged marriage.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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045660
Cataloging source
HCO
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1955-
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Mo, Yan
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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1939-
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Goldblatt, Howard
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True
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China
Target audience
adult
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a novel of China
Label
Red sorghum, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London : Heinemann, 1993, c1992
Control code
000025336870
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780099451679
Label
Red sorghum, Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: London : Heinemann, 1993, c1992
Control code
000025336870
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
377 p.
Isbn
9780099451679

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