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Once upon a time in the East : a story of growing up

Xiaolu Guo (Author)
Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for the first time when she is almost seven. This book takes Xiaolu from a run-down shack to film school in a rapidly changing Beijing. In 2002 she leaves Beijing on a scholarship to study in Britain. This memoir is a handbook of life lessons.
eBook, English, 2017
Chatto & Windus, London, 2017