On the Great Wall

On the Great Wall

by Penny Peng

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$15.95

Overview

A story of love and adventure in China, this gripping account tells of the dramatic return to China of a top rocket scientist and a young woman educated in America on the eve of the Cultural Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780972261029
Publisher: Bamboo Books Inc
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 299
Product dimensions: 5.28(w) x 8.34(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Author's Notexiii
1.Meeting My Prince1
2.A Proposal with Conditions8
3.The Man Born in the "Year of the Dog"18
4.Marry First, Fall in Love Afterwards27
5.Candles in the Wind37
6.Chop Suey? What's That?50
7.Chasing Sparrows on the Rooftop60
8.Catch up with the Yankees71
9.A Month's Pay for One Chicken79
10.Our Second Wedding Chamber87
11.A Most Famous Seaside Resort100
12.A Crouching Tiger Blocking the Way109
13.Helsinki, Finland119
14.Our Little Buddha126
15.A White-Beard Project136
16.Madame Mao--the Blue Apple141
17.You're Great, Baba!150
18.Pretty Apricot164
19.Stop! Stop! No More Reciting171
20.Open the Door!181
21."Good-bye! My Darling"189
22.Rage of the Heavens197
23.Where Are You?204
24.Four Days in Purgatory212
25.Sending Charcoal in the Snows219
26.A Scarlet "X"229
27.My letter to Premier Zhou Enlai239
28.My Ninth Cousin246
29.Ping-Pong Diplomacy256
30.The Year of the Dragon262
31.A Visitor from Germany270
32.Crossing Over the Pacific279
33.Meet in the Ninth Heaven288
Epilogue297

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