Wednesday, October 24, 2007
MAO'S LAST DANCER by Li Cunxin, read by Paul English
Plucked from poverty, Li Cunxin was brought to Beijing to learn ballet. Later, after defecting from China, he became world renowned as a principal dancer in both the Houston and the Australian Ballets. Listeners easily imagine the contrasts of Li’s life, his success, and the world he came from.
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