Bullets and Opium by Liao Yiwu audiobook

Bullets and Opium: Real-Life Stories of China After the Tiananmen Square Massacre

By Liao Yiwu
Read by François Chau  and Edward Chen

10.00 Hours 05/07/2019 Unabridged
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From the award-winning poet, dissident, and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” (Philip Gourevitch) comes a raw, evocative, and unforgettable look at the Tiananmen Square massacre through the eyes of those who were there. For over seven years, Liao Yiwu—a master of contemporary Chinese literature, imprisoned and persecuted as a counter-revolutionary until he fled the country in 2011—secretly interviewed survivors of the devastating 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Tortured, imprisoned, and forced into silence and the margins of Chinese society for thirty years, their harrowing stories are now finally revealed in this gripping and masterful work of investigative journalism.

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From the award-winning poet, dissident, and “one of the most original and remarkable Chinese writers of our time” (Philip Gourevitch) comes a raw, evocative, and unforgettable look at the Tiananmen Square massacre through the eyes of those who were there.

For over seven years, Liao Yiwu—a master of contemporary Chinese literature, imprisoned and persecuted as a counter-revolutionary until he fled the country in 2011—secretly interviewed survivors of the devastating 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Tortured, imprisoned, and forced into silence and the margins of Chinese society for thirty years, their harrowing stories are now finally revealed in this gripping and masterful work of investigative journalism.

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Author Bio: Liao Yiwu

Author Bio: Liao Yiwu

Liao Yiwu is a writer, musician, and poet from Sichaun, China, who spent four years in prison after the Tiananmen Square massacre. He has received numerous awards and his books have been published in many countries. Liao escaped from China in July 2011 and currently lives in Berlin, Germany.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 10.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English