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Eating Bitterness - a book by Loyalka, Michelle

Eating Bitterness

Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration

Eating Bitterness( )
Author: Loyalka, Michelle
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Every year over 200 million peasants flock to China’s urban centers, providing a profusion of cheap labor that helps fuel the country’s staggering economic growth. Award-winning journalist Michelle Dammon Loyalka follows the trials and triumphs of eight such migrants--including a vegetable vendor, an itinerant knife sharpener, a free-spirited recycler, and a cash-strapped mother--offering an inside look at the pain, self-sacrifice, and uncertainty underlying...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.12 Pounds

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