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Chinese Spring [electronic resource]
Chinese Spring [electronic resource]
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Hong Kong, 2012. Dimitri Johnson discovers that he is a dead man walking. Stunned by his doctor’s prognosis, he nevertheless makes his ritual annual pilgrimage to the candlelight vigil for the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. But this year, he thinks, may be his last. So little time remains.Over on the mainland, Dimitri’s best friend, a Chinese academic, is arrested for protesting against an official land grab in his ancestral village. So begins the ultimate struggle of Dimitri’s life as he battles against an insidious cancer and fights to help his persecuted colleague.Set against the backdrop of the burgeoning protest movement that led to Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution, this moving saga shines a searchlight into the darker corners of modern China.
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Contraband, 2019
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
ISBN:
9781912235155
Language:
English
BRN:
3030963
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