Border Town: A Novel by Congwen ShenBorder Town: A Novel by Congwen Shen

Border Town: A Novel

byCongwen Shen

Paperback | September 1, 2009

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New in the Harper Perennial Modern Chinese Classics series, <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Border <_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Town is a classic Chinese novel—banned by Mao’s regime—that captures the ideals of rural <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on">China through the moving story of a young woman and her grandfather. Originally published in 1934 by author Shen Congwen, this beautifully written novel tells the story of Cuicui, a young country girl who is coming of age in rural <_st13a_country-region _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">China in the tumultuous time before the communist revolution.<_o3a_p>

Shen Congwen (1902-1988) is one of the most influential writers in China's modern history. His novelBorder Townwas banned under Mao's regime, only to become an inspiration to a new generation of Chinese writers in the late twentieth century.
Title:Border Town: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.43 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061436917

ISBN - 13:9780061436918