Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China’s One-Child Generations

Buy me the Sky

Mar 04, 2009 Xinran is a Chinese author. Her book is The Good women of China. FYI she has one painted fingernail .. not sure of significance ..if any. Toronto Star/Michael StuparykLaurie O'Donnell

Xinran, moderated by Laurie O’Donnell

China’s One-Child Policy – recently abolished – has shaped an entire generation of men and women. Those born after 1979 are defined by the policy, and their stories are both remarkable and commonplace in this country of 1.4 billion. Xinran’s Buy Me the Sky is an intimate snapshot of this generation. The author made her name in China through talk radio as host of the call-in program “Words on Night Breeze” from 1989 to 1997. She has since gone on to become an international bestselling author with books that promote women’s issues and cultural understanding, such The Good Women of ChinaSky Burial, and Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love.

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