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Las puertas del parai so
Yiyun Li

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Las puertas del parai so
Yiyun Li ; traduccio n de Laura Marti n del Dios

Published 2010 by Lumen in Barcelona .
Written in Spanish.

About the Book

In the provincial town of Muddy Waters in China, a young woman named Gu Shan is sentenced to death for her loss of faith in Communism. She is twenty-eight years old and has already spent ten years in prison. The citizens stage a protest after her death and, over the following six weeks, the town goes through uncertainty, hope, and fear until eventually the rebellion is brutally suppressed. Sumei, a mother of a young child, is sentenced to death as an anti-Communist activist. They are all taken on a painful journey; from one young woman's death to another. We follow the pain of Gu Shan's parents, the hope and fear of the leaders of the protest and their families. Even those who seem unconnected to the tragedy -- an eleven-year-old boy seeking fame and glory, a nineteen-year-old village idiot in love with a young and deformed girl, and old couple making a living by scavenging the town's garbage cans -- are caught up in remorseless turn of events.

Edition Notes

Titulo original : The vagrants.

The Physical Object

Pagination
409 p. ;
Number of pages
409

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25567886M
Internet Archive
laspuertasdelpar00liyi
ISBN 10
8426417574
ISBN 13
9788426417572
OCLC/WorldCat
646061547

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