isa Brackmann's Rock, Paper, Tiger
offers some of the most unexpected views you're likely to get of China short of visiting and hanging out with its squatters, scene-makers, disaffected artists, and others who struggle to stay one step ahead of the country's ruthless
socialistic-with-Chinese-characteristics wrecking ball.
Now you can meet them by answering this skill-testing question: What Chinese scientist was recently greeted with a hail storm of shoes and eggs in his appearance at a Chinese university? What electronic landmark is he famous for?
First correct answer wins a copy of Rock, Paper, Tiger
. Send answers plus a postal address to detectivesbeyondborders (at) earthlink (dot) net
isa Brackmann was a member of my "Flags of Terror" panel at Bouchercon 2010
. Read her thoughts on architecture, demolition, and community in today's China
© Peter Rozovsky 2011
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