Ou Chaoquan (æ¬§æ½®æ³‰) was born into a Dong-nationality family in Guizhouprovince, China, in 1930. From an early age, he developed a love of learning.
In the course of time, Ou became a lecturer, and later professor, in anthropologyat the Qinghai Institute for Nationalities in Xining. He spent 14 years, between 1965and 1979, doing hard labour. In 1995, he retired to Guizhou, but continued writingand publishing until ill health intervened in 2011.
Professor Ou currently lives with his third wife.
Red, Autobiography of Ou Chaoquan
Pride and prejudice, war and peace, crime and punishment all feature in this autobiography of an ordinary person in China. The account spans eight turbulent decades, with love struggling through a torrent of change.The author’s boyhood name was Red. He grew up in a Dong-minority village in remote ...