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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 ...

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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

Hardcover