Li Peifu 李佩甫
MCLC / Chinese Short Stories
Born in 1953 in Xuchang, Henan province.
His most recent novel, Book of Life, portrays China's half-century transformation through orphan Wu Zhipeng's escape from the poverty of his native village in Henan province. It is also the finale of his Plains Trilogy, after the 1999 Gate of the Sheep and the 2003 Light of the City.