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Shanghai Acrobat

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Jingjing Xue

Jingjing Xue was a star performer with the Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe. Considered one of China’s best acrobats, from 1961 to 1987 he performed around the world with the Shanghai Circus. He has trained performers in China and at the National Institute …

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Praise for Shanghai Acrobat

‘A beautifully written book ... a poignant, riveting story of determination and perseverance against the odds. This is a success story that will resonate for those from all over the world who have called Australia home.’ —Andrew Kwong, author of One Bright Moon

‘Inspiring … the richness of detail, along with the photographs, reveal a marvelous story of endurance and fortitude.’ —Kirkus