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corpse walker

Yiwu Liao

corpse walker

real life stories, China from the bottom up

by Yiwu Liao

  • 124 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- China,
  • Social structure -- China,
  • China -- Social conditions,
  • China -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiao Yiwu ; translated from the Chinese, by Wen Huang.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8736.5 .L56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20753842M
    ISBN 109780375425424
    LC Control Number2007034160

    The Hopping Dead: the Corpse Walkers of China. Louise Hung joins the Order team to share morbid delights from all around the world, including this eerie tale of her own grandfather and the walking corpses of China. Sep 05,  · Book reviews: 'The Corpse Walker' and 'Fine Just The Way It Is' The final words of Liao's book come from a migrant laborer looking for a job .

    Apr 06,  · The corpse walker by Yiwu Liao, , Pantheon Books edition, in English - 1st cie-du-scenographe.com by: 3. Apr 24,  · "The Corpse Walker" (Pantheon, pages, $25), the Chinese poet Liao Yiwu's collection of interviews with average Chinese who experienced oppression and hardship under the communist regime, is a noble effort to ensure that the horrific dimensions of Author: MEGAN BUSKEY.

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Language: English. Brand new Book. The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner, among others.

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Subtitled Real-life stories, China from the bottom up, it contains over two dozen vignettes of lives neglected in the official history (subaltern studies, on which more soon). In fact, he is legally unable to leave China to promote his book or attend international literary festivals.

His collection takes its name from an old practice in China of 'walking a corpse'. When a person died far from home, the family would hire a corpse walker to transport the corpse home if they could afford to/5(6). May 18,  · Liao has led an unusual life. In the book's introduction, translator Wen Huang provides a great portrait of Liao, who allows little of his personal history to creep into "The Corpse Walker.".

Dec 01,  · The Corpse Walker introduces us to regular men and women at the bottom of Chinese society, most of whom have been battered by life but have managed to retain their dignity: a professional mourner, a human trafficker, a public toilet manager, a leper, a grave robber, and a Falung Gong practitioner, among others/5(K).

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His book of unforgettable life stories from China’s underworld, The Corpse Walker, was published by Text in Liao has received numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious Peace Prize awarded by the German Book Trade.

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