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Soul Mountain - Xingjian, Gao, Professor
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In 1983 Chinese playwright, critic, fiction writer, and painter Gao Xingjian (pronounced gow shing-jen) was diagnosed with lung cancer and faced imminent death. But six weeks later, a second examination revealed there was no cancer -- he had won "a reprieve from death" and had been thrown back into the world of the living. Faced with a repressive cultural environment and the threat of a spell in a prison farm, Gao fled Beijing. He traveled to the remote mountains and ancient forests of Sichuan in southwest China and from ...

Soul Mountain 2001, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060936235

Trade paperback

Soul Mountain 2000, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780066210827

American edition