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Gail Pellett: Forbidden Fruit: 1980 Beijing

Left Bank Books

In 1980, Gail Pellett moved from New York to work as a “foreign expert” at Radio Beijing. Invited for her expertise and American-Canadian perspective, she was then treated as a Western spy. Chinese colleagues, acquaintances and lovers were warned away. During a pivotal moment in post Cultural Revolution China, this story records Pellett’s journey from hope, naivete and ignorance through profound disillusionment and emotional pain to enlightenment in her efforts to taste Mao’s forbidden fruit.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
Forbidden Fruit: 1980 Beijing - A Memoir (Deep Travel #1) Cover Image
By Gail Pellett, Gail Pellett (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781934395592
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vandam, Inc - July 1st, 2016