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Lived Experience Becomes Part of Author's Debut Novel | Book of the Day

In Belinda Huijuan Tang's debut novel, A Map For the Missing, readers can find parallels between Tang's personal history and her fiction.

The book touches on family mystery, personal identity and connections between the end of China's Cultural Revolution in the 1970s up through the 1990s. While talking with NPR's Ari Shapiro, Tang shares why she chose this moment in Chinese history for her novel.

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