“I can tell when someone’s from that area. There’s a way they pronounce words, a certain intonation. Sometimes they’ll try to disguise it. The Chinese are just as class conscious as anyone else, maybe more so.”
Li Huai: "Painting a portrait of Mao was potentially very dangerous. One small mistake and you could be sent to a labor camp."
Posted February 3, 2000
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