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The Exact Unknown and Other Tales of Modern China by [Cook, Isham]
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Editorial Reviews


"Cook's erotic-grotesque collection of encounterscan't be beat for its look into the absurdist funhouse mirror of expatriateexistence in China"--James Farrer, Opening Up: Youth Sex Culture andMarket Reform in Shanghai

"A surreal compilation of tales about sex, love, and money in the Far East"--Kirkus Reviews

"Strips away the literary decorum ofthe old guard of China writers and presents us with an intoxicating, and attimes toxic, Chinese cocktail of freshly fashioned creations of flesh andfantasy"--Tom Carter, Unsavory Elements

"[A] leading figurein the Mainland expat literary canon"--That's

"Thewriter...has amassed a vault of knowledge, mostly anatomical, making him lessChina hand and more Chynecologist"--City Weekend

"Breaks alltaboos...reminiscent of Sing-song Girls of Shanghai"--SusanBlumberg-Kason, Good Chinese Wife

About the Author

Chicagoan Isham Cook has been based in Beijing, China, since 1994.

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  • File Size: 1790 KB
  • Print Length: 221 pages
  • Publisher: Magic Theater Books (March 14, 2014)
  • Publication Date: March 14, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00J0P18XE
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,898,936 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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