The author of this book was Australian Broadcasting Corporation representative in Beijing from 1983-86. In this account of her time in China - which included of course the Tiananmen Incident - she has incorporated perceptive letters written to family and friends by her partner John Martin (d 2002) while he was posted at the Australian Embassy. Interesting comments on Shanghai and Beijing's changing scenes are made in her account of revisiting China in 2002. With snapshots and index.
Lazy Man in China
AuthorsChung Martin, Helene
PublisherPandanus Books (The Australia National University)