Mao's Last DancerAudiobook CD - 2004
An amazon.com Spring 2004 Breakout Book.AudioFile Earphones Award Winner, Oct/Nov 2004.This is the true story of how, by the thinnest thread of a chance, one moment in time changed the course of a small boy's life in ways that are beyond imagination. One day he would dance with some of the greatest ballet companies of the world. One day he would be a friend to a president and first lady, movie stars and the most influential people in America. One day he would become a star: Mao's last dancer, and the darling of the West. Here is Li Cunxin's own story, a beautiful, rich account of an inspirational life, told with honesty, dignity and pride. €Œ[A] heartening rags-to-riches story€¥ €" Publisher's Weekly€ŒThe listener's interest never flags €¦ [Paul English] imbues the narrative with ingenuousness and enthusiasm. The result is an audiobook that is superior to its source.€¥ €" AudioFile
Publisher: Melbourne : Bolinda Audio Books, p2004.
Branch Call Number: 792.8028092 Li 7783mm 1
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (ca. 15 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.