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    • Nine Continents

    • A Memoir In and Out of China
    • By: Xiaolu Guo
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Xiaolu Guo has traveled further than most to become who she needed to be. Now, as she experiences the birth of her daughter in a London maternity ward surrounded by women from all over the world, she looks back on that journey. It begins in the fishing village shack on the East China Sea where her illiterate grandparents raised her, and brings her to a rapidly changing Beijing, full of contradictions: a thriving underground art scene amid mass censorship, curious Westerners who held out affection only to disappear back home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • must read

    • By Jeff Darlington on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • I Am China

    • By: Xiaolu Guo
    • Narrated by: Karen Byrson, Andrew Leung, Sarah Lam
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    In a flat above a noisy north London market, translator Iona Kirkpatrick starts work on a Chinese letter: "Dearest Mu, The sun is piercing, old bastard sky. I am feeling empty and bare. Nothing is in my soul, apart from the image of you. I am writing to you from a place I cannot tell you about yet...." In a detention centre in Dover exiled Chinese musician Jian is awaiting an unknown fate.

    Regular price: $24.00