Some call it China's Wild West - a boom town on the border with Burma. In the new Chinese economy of the late 1980's, the frontier at Wanting is a magnet for outcasts and opportunists. Or the desperate - like Na Ga. To Na Ga, the town of Wanting represents not the beginning of a new life, but the end of the road. Will, her American lover, has thrown her out - as she always expected he would - leaving her with painful memories, a dollar bank account and a one-way ticket back to Burma. Burma, however, holds no appeal for Na ...

The Road to Wanting 2011, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099535980

Mass-market paperback

The Road to Wanting 2010, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701184087

Trade paperback