Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao's Great Famine

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I call this book Tombstone. It is a tombstone for my foster father who died of hunger in 1959, for the 36 million Chinese who also died of hunger, for the system that caused their death, and perhaps for myself for writing this book.' The most powerful and important Chinese work of recent years, Yang Jisheng's Tombstone is a passionate, moving and angry account of one of the 20th century's most nightmarish events: the killing of an estimated 36 million Chinese in 1958-1961 by starvation or physical abuse. More people died in ...

Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao's Great Famine 2013, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241956984

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Tombstone: The Untold Story of Mao's Great Famine 2012, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9781846145186

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