From Village to City in a Changing China
Publication Date: December 2008
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An eye-opening and previously untold story, Factory Girls is the first look into the everyday lives of the migrant factory population in China.
Leslie T. Chang, a graduate of Harvard University, lived in Beijing for a decade, where she worked as a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. She is married to Peter Hessler, who also writes about China. She lives in Colorado. Susan Ericksen is an actress who performs on stage and television. An Audie Award and AudioFile Earphones Award winner, Susan has recorded many audiobooks, including Naked in Death by J. D. Robb and Savannah Blue by Mary Kay Andrews.
"Brilliant, thoughtful, and insightful." ---Lisa See, author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
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