Jan Wong's Red China blues was certainly an enjoyable read.
Jan Wong, Chinese-Canadian journalist, has written a sterling book full of compassion, hard choices, and a great deal of soul-searching.
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and would recommend it to anyone interested in learning more about China and its more recent history.
I've lived in China for two-and-a-half years and I've always been angry at the little old woman who push their way onto the subway, push their way onto the bus, push their way onto... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Steven Schnarr
I teach high school Chinese. In at least three documentaries that my class watched, Jan Wong was interviewed. I thought, "Who is this Jan Wong?" The book was excellent. Read morePublished 2 months ago by zhanglebin
Outstanding book! I was hooked from the first page to the last. The booked completely sparked my interest in Chinese history.Published 3 months ago by Alicia
China is immense, far too dificult to describe in one paragraph! I believe that it is on its way to becomming a great nation, albiet one plagued with many problems. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mark Owen
It is a book. The cover is thicker than the pages. The pages have words. The words are creatively arranged into sentences. I approve.Published 9 months ago by Ian Boyland
Having grown up in Hong Kong during the early 70's, this book has explained a few things. Found myself impatient to get back to read it. Ms. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Barbara S.
The best book I have ever resd about the same subject. The book is very easy to read, humorous, clear and animated... I truly enjoyed very much~Published 18 months ago by JChang
This book contains a detailed description, from a first person point of view, of the tremendous changes that occurred in China from 1972 to 1996, starting with the great move... Read morePublished 23 months ago by floridasaint
This memoir of Jan Wong's college days in China is captivating. During a time of great changes in China, she was an adventurous risk-taker who did what she had to do. Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by Linda Finkel