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Stories from the Front Lines of China’s Great Urban Migration

Hour 1:           What motivates over 200 million people to move to China’s cities each year and who are the individuals behind this staggering annual internal Chinese migration? We’ll talk this hour with journalist Michelle Dammon Loyalka who has lived in China for thirteen years. She reports on the journeys of eight of these migrants in her new book “Eating Bitterness: Stories from the Front Lines of China’s Great Urban Migration” (University of California Press, 2012).

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