The Resource Undress me in the Temple of Heaven: : a memoir, Susan Jane Gilman, (electronic resource)

Undress me in the Temple of Heaven: : a memoir, Susan Jane Gilman, (electronic resource)

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Undress me in the Temple of Heaven: : a memoir
Title
Undress me in the Temple of Heaven:
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Susan Jane Gilman
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Language
eng
Summary
They were young, brilliant, and bold. They set out to conquer the world. But the world had other plans for them. Bestselling author Susan Jane Gilman's new memoir is a hilarious and harrowing journey, a modern heart of darkness filled with Communist operatives, backpackers, and pancakes. In 1986, fresh out of college, Gilman and her friend Claire yearned to do something daring and original that did not involve getting a job. Inspired by a place mat at the International House of Pancakes, they decided to embark on an ambitious trip around the globe, starting in the People's Republic of China. At that point, China had been open to independent travelers for roughly ten minutes. Armed only with the collected works of Nietzsche, an astrological love guide, and an arsenal of bravado, the two friends plunged into the dusty streets of Shanghai. Unsurprisingly, they quickly found themselves in over their heads. As they ventured off the map deep into Chinese territory, they were stripped of everything familiar and forced to confront their limitations amid culture shock and government surveillance. What began as a journey full of humor, eroticism, and enlightenment grew increasingly sinister-becoming a real-life international thriller that transformed them forever. Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven is a flat-out page-turner, an astonishing true story of hubris and redemption told with Gilman's trademark compassion, lyricism, and wit
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Midwest
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Gilman, Susan Jane
Dewey number
915.104/58092
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other
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Read by the author
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  • Gilman, Susan Jane
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  • China
  • China
  • Gilman, Susan Jane
  • Gilman, Susan Jane
  • Backpacking
  • College students
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
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Label
Undress me in the Temple of Heaven: : a memoir, Susan Jane Gilman, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11608782
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MWT11608782
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Abridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11608782
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sound
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Label
Undress me in the Temple of Heaven: : a memoir, Susan Jane Gilman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11608782
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11608782
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608782
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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